The Seljuk Han of Anatolia



Karpuz, Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri  (2008) v.1, p. 68



The Ak (Aksaray) Han is located on the Konya-Aksaray road in the village of Yenikent (Akhan Amaret exit). Remains of one wall, 4 m high, can be seen. Built in 1156-1192; also known as the Kiliç Arslan Han. It had the covered section and open courtyard plan. The han is now in ruins. Next to the han was a cistern.




Acun, H. Anadolu Selçuklu Dönemi Kervansarayları. Ankara: Kültür Bakanlığı Publications, 2007, p. 476.

Bell, G. Gertrude Bell Archives, 2014., photo File I-193-4.

Karpuz, Haşim, Kuş, A.,Dıvarcı, I. and Şimşek, F. Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri, 2008, v.1, p. 68.













Photo taken by Gertrude Bell in 1907 (I-193)


Photo taken by Gertrude Bell in 1907 (I-194)





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