The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

AKBAS HAN


 

Karpuz, Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri (2008) v.2 p. 89

plan drawn by Erdmann

DISTRICT
42 KONYA
 

BUILDING TYPE

Covered open courtyard (COC)
 

DESCRIPTION

The Akbaş Han is located on the Konya-Aksaray road; about 45 km southwest of Obruk near the village of Akbaş. This may be the han referred to by Ibn- Bibi as the Kaymaz HanThe covered section measures 17.50 x 18 m. The courtyard is now in ruins. Parts of the original walls and the cistern remain, but have been masked by the recent restoration.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES

Erdmann, Kurt. Das Anatolische Karavansaray des 13. Jahrhunderts, 1961. Vol. 1, pp. 42-43 no. 7.

Karpuz, Haşim. & Kuş, A. & Dıvarcı, I. & Şimşek, F. Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri, 2008, v.2 p. 89.

Özergin, M. Kemal. “Anadolu’da Selçuklu Kervansarayları”, Tarih Dergisi, XV/20, 1965, p. 144, n. 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Akbaş Han Cistern

Karpuz, Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri (2008) v.2 p. 90

Photo by Erdmann (#40)

 

Photo by Erdmann (#38)

 

Photo by Erdmann (#39)

 

 

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