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Turkman Yurts

Turkman Yurts, Iran

Turkman Yurt is full-developed form, the trellis-tent or so-called yurt . The top of a cylindrical trellis wall-frame about 5.60 m in diameter and 1.55 m high for a 62 head tent, supports radial, curved roof-struts, 2.75 cm long, inserted around the rim of an apical roof wheel of 2.00 m diameter, to support it 3.30 m above the ground. It is used by the Turkman as öy or āq öy.

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