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The ground floor interior of Tamerlane's tomb with several sarcophagi. The central one is Tamerlane's made of two huge pieces of dark-green nephrite - the largest known. It is 6 feet by one foot.There is an inscription in Arabic which claims that Tamerlane was descended from the same ancestor at Genghis Khan (since everone knew he was not directly descended from Genghis) The eight eight other tombstons are of marble or alabaster. Two of his sons and his grandson, Uleg Beg are here.


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