“Nurseit tamy” Mausoleum

Name: “Nurseit tamy” Mausoleum

Type of monument: Town planning and architecture

Date of monument: II half of the XIX century

Location: Аktobe region, Aitekebi district, 19 km 500 m to the south – west from Taldyk village

Description of monument: One of the frontal-dome mausoleums with outstanding upper edge, it was topped with relief figured platting. The walls of mausoleum are made of mudbrick and burnt brick. Upper part of the front wall is decorated with two lines of  shaped brick laid on the edge, between which the lines of half-round bricks are laid. Inner surface of the walls were decorated, plaster was preserved. Sphero-conal dome was installed above, outside surface of the walls are also decorated with light openings and plaster prints.

Historical note: General content of the text written of the grave as follows: «Nurseit lived within about 1750 – 1850 years. Nurseit had 11 sons and 1 daughter. After the death of his daughter he invited architects from Karakalpakstan and built a mausoleum for his daughter».