DEATH / GRAVES



Masoleum from Timur his teacher and his relatives . Their real graves are in the basement of the house
The real graves of Timur, his teacher and relatives in the basement of the house in the same order as on the ground floor. The Grave Timurs broke when the grave was opened by the Russians
 
Memorial to the fallen Bukharan soldiers in World War II and Afghanistan. The year of birth can also be read on the board. The woman mourns the death of her father, whom he saw as an infant. / Bukhara
Achievement to the fallen Russian husband in Afghanistan / Bukhara
Some think that some saints grow longer in the grave. Here the tomb of St. Danjar (Daniel) / Samarkand
The long grave in the Mazdikhan / near Nukus
The long tomb at Kaab ulakhbar near Bukhara
The sanctuary of Kaab ulakhbar, surrounded by electric towers !
One of the doors of the Iranian cemetery. Other relegions also have here their own plot / Bukhara
Another entrance to the Iranian cemetery / Bukhara
Entrance of the sheikh Mavlan Baba cemetery/ near Khiwa
sheikh Mavlan Baba cemetery/ near Khiwa

Entrance of the Mazdikhon cemetery / near Nukus (Karakalpaken area)
Endless Mazdikhan cemetery near Nukus (Karakalpaken area)
Mazdikhan-cemetery, looking towards the Turkmenistan border
a part of Mazdikhan cemetery / near Nukus
In some areas of Central Asia, there are tombs as houses. Especially where the ground is too hard to dig. The peculiarity of the grave in the picture insists on its material: clay ! /Mazdikhan cemetery, near Nukus
In some cemeteries in Karakapakstan, the stretcher, who is like a ladder, is left on the grave. The deceased is later to climb to paradise with this conductor / near Nukus (Karakalpakistan)
Graves on the old wall of Khiwa
Grave house as a hemisphere / Khiwa
Jug and bricks, found in the village ruins, on the graves / Samanchug village, near Bukhara
Jug and bricks, found in the village ruins, on the graves / Samanchug village, near Bukhara
Jug and bricks, found in the village ruins, on the graves / Samanchug village, near Bukhara
The entrance to the Jewish cemetery / Bukhara
Thousands of graves in the Bukhara Jewish cemetery
Stone-laying the visitors on the Jewish graves. A thesis says that in the past in Asia stones were laid on the sandy graves as a mark and the tradition is still maintained (?).
Graves of the Russian Orthodox on the edge of the Kaab ulakhbar cemetery / near Bukhara
Graves of the Russian Orthodox on the edge of the Kaab ulakhbar cemetery / near Bukhara
Abandoned Christian cemetery. The metal grids and crosses were stolen / Kokand
Abandoned Christian cemetery. The metal grids and crosses were stolen / Kokand
Gravestone with German language in the abandoned cemetery / Kokand
Graves of Italian and German military prisoners from World War II / Kokand
Graves of German military prisoners from the Second World War (here about 400) / Kokand
The same anniversary of the death(9.VI.1943) of the military prisoners! (Epidemi on campus?)
Graves of Japanese military prisoners from World War II / Kagan

BUILDING AND NATURE

Highway Namangan- Tashkent, Tian shan mountains
Tian shan mountains
Tian shan mountains
The highway kokand- Tashkent
Highway Tashkent- Angaran (Farghana vally)
Oxsus
oxsus
The karshi-Samarkand highway in the month of May
The karshi-Samarkand highway in the month of May

BUKHARA


Northwestern part of the old town
good morning Bukhara
Bazar-i Zargaran, Madrassa Mirarab and Minar-i Kalon
Poy-i Kalon complex
Minar-i Kalon
Mausoleum by Esmail Samani
Cheshmeh-i Ayub
Masjid-i Balahouz
Madrasse-i Chahar minar
Madrasse-i Abdulaziz khon
Masjid-i kalon, courtyard
Masjid-i kalon, supporting pillars of the cupolas
The courtyard of Amir Alam khonn library
Lab-i Houz-i Devanbegi
Khonghah-i Devanbegi
Inside of Khonghah-i Devanbegi
The millionaire`s house Fayzollah Khajeov, the first primary minister of the Bolshevik republik! of Bukhara
Abandoned hous of a former rich merchant
Inside the house of a formerly rich family
Haouz-i khojeh Ziauddin ( one of 114 water depots until 1920)
Crossing to an alley
Crossing to an alley
Crossing to an alley
Abanoned mosque and minaret in the old town
East side tim.i Zargaran ( in the background Madrassa Mir Arab and miar-i kalon)
Nord-south axis, at least 2500 years old ( today: Hakikat str.)
tim-i Talpak forushan
tim-i Talpak forushan
Tim-i Sarafan
The entrance of the summer residence ” Mah -u Setareh-i khasse” khasse”
Parts of summer residence ” Mah -u Setareh-i khasse” khasse”
Parts of summer residence ” Mah -u Setareh-i khasse” khasse”
Parts of summer residence ” Mah -u Setareh-i khasse” khasse”
Khanaghah-i Mavlana sharif
Part of Khanaghah-i Mavlana sharif
typical house of a former middle class famiy. Access to the upper floor is from the yard
Medicall library in the soviet era
Formerly russian bank
Wall of Ark (residence of the Emir)
Ark of Bukhara
Ark of Bukhara
Old city wall
good night Bukhara

KHIWA

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Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum and Islam Khoja Minaret

Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum
Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum and Islam Khoja Minaret
Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum
Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum and Islam Khja Minaret
City gate, Ata darwaza
City gate, Tash darwaza
City gate, Tash darwaza
City gate, Pahlavan darwaza
City gate , Baghcha darwaza
Pahlawan Mahmud mausoleum and Islam Khoja Minaret
Main axis from the old town
Kalta Menar
summer palace (Nurullaboy saroyi)
summer palace (Nurullaboy saroyi)
summer palace (Nurullaboy saroyi)
City gate, Baghcha darwaza

Settlement outside of the old town
View from Minaret

OTHER PLACES

© Massud Hosseinipour

Navai Opera, Tashkent

Navai Opera, Tashkent
before the concert

Zangi-Ata masoleum, near Tashken

Zangi-Ata masoleum, near Tashkent
crawl under the sacred tree (now forbidden), Naqshbandi mausoleum, near Bukhara

SOCIETY

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سربازان سابق ارتش شوروی
Bukhara
Khiwa
Healer (Kinnachi)
Healer (Kinnachi)
Healer (Kinnachi)
Anxiety Disorder (Alasi)
Soothsaying / Nukus
Tea house / Namangan
Tea house / Namangan
Bakery / Bukhara
Bread sale / Kokand
Samsa / Bukhara
Samsa / Bukhara
Mobile oven / Bukhara

Meat bazaar / Bukhara
Tashkand
Tashkand
Fruit seller / Bukhara
Namangan
Namangan
Saleswoman / Samarkand
poet / Bukhara
Painter / Bukhara

painter and self-portrai/ Bukhara
Miniature painter / Bukhara
Photogaleri / Bukhara
doll maker / Bukhara
wood artist / Bukhara
blacksmith / Bukhara
carpet dealer / Bukhara
archeologist / Namangan
weaver / Marghilan
textileshop / Bukhara
textileshop / Bukhara
seamstress / Khiwa
art seamstress / Khiwa
prayer leader / Bukhara
hat seller / Samarkand
Rhombus, lozenge clearing of the evil eye / Samatkand
Rhombus, lozenge clearing of the evil eye / Bukhara
Flower shop / Farghanacity
Sala seller, Korean descent / Khiwa
Mulberry sales / Bukhara
Bazar / Samathand
Bazar / Farghanacity

FACES

© Massud Hosseinipour

Mann / Farghana vally
Youn gipsy / Bukhara

Yong woman / Khiwa

Bukhara
Khiwa
Khiwa
Khiwa
Khiwa
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Samarkand
Bukhara
Samarkand
Bukhara
Young woman/ Khiwa
Young woman / Khiwa
Young woman / Nukus
Young woman with a dust mask / Nukus
Danser / Khiwa
Dancer / Bukhara
Bride / Bukhara
Young woman / Bukhara
Young woman / Bukhara
Young woman / Bukhara
Young woman / Khiwa
Young woman / Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Orthodox woman / Bukhara
Russian Orthodox woman / Bukhara
Russian orthodox woman / Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Young woman/ Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Bukhara
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Khiwa
Woman / Samarkand
Woman / Samarkand
Woman / Samarkand
Woman / Samarkand
Woman / Samarkand
Young woman / Samarkand
Young woman / Samarkand
Woman / Bukhara
Gypsi / Bukhara
Yong gypsi / Bukhara
Yong gypsi / Bukhara
Woman with apple / Bukhara
Woman with apple / Farghana vally
Young woman / Kokand
Yong gypsi / Bukhara
Bride / Kokand
Woman / Kokand
Young woman / Rishtan ( Farghan vally)
Woman / Surkhan darya
Yong woman / Shahri sabz
Bukhara
Samarkand
Mullah / Bukhara
Mullah / Bukhara
Mullah / Bukhara
Mullah / Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Mullah / Bukhara
Bukhara
Rabbi / Bukhara
Rabbi / Bukhar
Rabbi / Bukhar
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Afghanistan veteran / Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
In Hamam / Bukhara
Literat and poet / Bukhara
Samarkand
Literatur professor / Samarkand
Writer / Samarkand
Calliographer / Samarkand
Namangan (Farghana vally)
Historian 7 Kokand (Farghana vally)
Namangan (Farghana vally)
Samarkand
Photographer / Khiwa (Khorezm)
Khiwa
Khiwa
Khiwa
Technician / Khiwa
Khiwa
Historian / Tashkend

SHAVKAT BOLTAEV

Shavkat Boltaev
drum player
drum player
handmade whistle
Gypsies
Gypsies
Gypsies
Gypsies
Gypsies
Alasi ,
Fear expulsion
Before entering the new house, circle the fire three times (Muslims and Jews in Bukhara )
Before entering the new house, circle the fire three times (Muslims and Jews in Bukhara )
Ark in the fog
Ark in the fog
Fog
war vetranen
war vetranen
Gypsy children
Dynasty, the picture won a prize in a competition in Iran
representatives of three religions
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara

jewish life, before the exodus from Bukhara
jewish life
jewish life, Bukhara
jewish life, Bukhara
At a party, Jewish life
jewish life, Bukhara
jewish life, Bukhara
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
Preparation for the wedding
jewish marriage (traditional)
traditional tour of the new couple
Marriage, Jewish life
Marriage, Jewish life
Before entering the new house, circle the fire three times (not just Jews)
Marriage Jewish life
Marriage, Jewish life
Marriage, Jewish life
inauguration
inauguration
inauguration, Bukhara
clipping, Bukhara
clipping, Bukhara
Bukhara
Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Religious ceremonies, Bukhara
Women’s sector in the old sinagogue
Rabii Avron , Bukhara
Kosher slaughter
Kosher slaughter
Rabii Avron
Rabii Avron, Bukhara
Rabii Avron
Rabii Avron, Bukhara
Rabii Avron
Street theater by a Jewish group
Street theater by a Jewish group
jewish artists
jewish artists
jewish artists
mourning for the husband, Jewish friends
mourning for the husband, Jewish friends
mourning for the husband, Jewish friends
mourning for the husband, Jewish friends
ceremony before burial
ceremony before burial
ceremony before burial
judicial burial
Jews, hundreds of years in Bukhara
Garage sale
Preparation for exodus
packed suitcases for exodus from Bukhara
Farewell to friends