Zoroastrian influences appear in the human/lion figures in the tile work, above.
Tamerlane and some of his relatives; their final resting places seem a bit narrow.
Entrance to the Bibi Khanum mosque complex.
A Koran stand at the Bibi Khanum mosque.
The Koran, whose pages are made of leather, that purportedly was intended for use on this stand is now in Tashkent [no photos were allowed] after a long detour in St. Petersburg.