The Seljuk Han of Anatolia
Covered Section Only Plan Type (C)
Hans with a covered section only: the covered plan
This type consists of a closed, covered section (the hall) with no courtyard in front of it. This type of han was used primarily in winter. The vaulting system is supported by piers. Many contained a lantern dome in the center of the vaulting to admit light. They can have single or multiple aisles, in one or two directions.
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