Iwan of Aq Saray Palace

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A partially ruined monumental iwan from Aq Saray Palace is all that has survived from the legendary palaces of Timur Creg IETO–IAO5) in central Asia Located in the northeastern part of Shahrisabz #%!@ "Green City") now in Uzbekistan the construction of Aq Saray #%!@ "White Palace") was ordered by Timur in IEBO after a victorious battle with Urgench His birth city and the hometown of his clan Shahrisabz Cformerly Kesh) was Timur's first capital and the initial locus of the lavish architectural patronage that characterizes the Timurid period

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