The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

SIRACAKIL HAN

 


 

Karpuz, Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri (2008) v.2 p. 257

DISTRICT
51 NIĞDE

 

LOCATION
The Siraçakil Han is located on the Bor-Aksaray Road at km 75 at turnoff for Eğreli. It is located in a field about 15 km from the Bayat village in the Altinhisar district.

 

BUILDING TYPE

Covered open courtyard (COC)

 

DESCRIPTION

The portal of the han is in good shape and has an interesting running key motif over the door arch.  It has a covered hall and open courtyard plan.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES

Acun, H. Anadolu Selçuklu Dönemi Kervansarayları, 2007, p. 253.

Erdmann, Kurt. Das Anatolische Karavansaray des 13. Jahrhunderts, 1961, p. 150, no. 40.

Karpuz, H. & Kuş, A. & Dıvarcı, I. & Şimşek, F. Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri, 2008, v.2 pp. 257-9.

 

 

 

 

Karpuz, Anadolu Selçuklu Eserleri (2008) v.2 p. 258.

plan drawn by Erdmann

photos by Elmon Hancer:

 

 

 

 

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