Imamzadah 'Ali ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq
Qum, Iran
One of numerous tomb towers in Qum, the Imamzade Ali ibn Ja'far traces an octagonal plan both on the exterior and interior. It is crowned with a sixteen-side tent dome, hemispherical on the interior. Polychrome painted plaster with low relief carving decorates the interior surfaces.

Source:

Donald N. Wilber, The Architecture of Islamic Iran: The Il Khanid Period. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969, 132-133
Location
Qum, Iran
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Events
1301-1339
Style Periods
1256-1353
Variant Names
Ali bin Ja'far al-Sadiq Imamzade
Tomb of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Kazem
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Imamzade Ali ibn Jafar al Sadiq
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Imamzada Ali ibn Jafar
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Imamzadeh Ali ibn Ja'far
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Building Usages
tomb
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