The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

YERHAN

 


 

DISTRICT
44 MALATYA

 

LOCATION

The Sevserek Han is located on the Malatya-Pötürge Road. The han stands on a flat stretch of ground in remote and scenic territory. Along the Nemrut road were seven other hans, including the Görk Han, Tepehan, Sevserek Han, Çat Han, Taskale Han 1 and 2.

 

BUILDING TYPE

Concentric plan

 

DATE

mid-13th century (est)

 

DESCRIPTION

 

DIMENSIONS

 

STATE OF CONSERVATION, CURRENT USAGE

The han is in ruins, but it has been possible for scholars to reconstruct the plan.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES ALL TO VERIFY

Sinclair, T. A. Eastern Turkey: An Architectural and Archeological Survey, volume I-IV. London, 1989, vol. 4, p. 68.

Ünal, Rahmi Hüseyin. "Sevserek Hanı (Malatya-Pötürge) ve Yerhan (Erzincan-Refahiye) Hakkında Bir İnceleme", I. Milletlerarası Türkoloji Kongresi, 15-20.X.1973, İstanbul 1979, pp. 399-422.

Yavuz, A. T. "Concepts that Shape Anatolian Seljuq Caravanserais", p. 89, 91, fig. 26.

Yavuz A. T.. Anadolu’da Eşodakli Selçuklu Hanlari”, ODTU Mimarlik Fakültesi Dergisi (2:2), 1991, pp. 187-206.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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