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Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
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Mir Chakhmaq (Amir Chakhmaq) Mosque

in Yazd city | Yazd province
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Mir Chakhmaq (Amir Chakhmaq) Mosque

Related to Yazd city (located in Yazd province)
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque is reputedly known as the Jame' Nou Mosque. The mosque is a relic of the Safavid period, and was constructed by Amir Jalaleddin Chakhmaq Shami and his spouse Fatimeh Khatoon (Seti Bibi). Amir Chakhmaq was the governor of the time in Yazd, and one of the Teimoorids commanders, who was held in high esteem by the monarch Shahrokh.

The mosque was completed in the year 841 AH. On the threshold of the mosque, is a carved inscription in the Naskh script, revealing a deed relevant to the endowment, on the eastern entrance of the mosque is a tiled epigraph with the Tholths scrip. Around the dome of the said structure is an inscription adorned with the cuneiform or Kufic script.
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Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
Amir Chakhmaq Mosque (Mir Chakhmagh Mosque) - Yazd
The city of Yazd is located to the north of Ardestan, to the south of Taft in the east of Bafq and to the west of Esfahan province.
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