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  • Bibi Khonim's ring! - Samarkand
      Bibi Khonim's ring!
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Bibi Khonim's ring was very impressive. It was a mongol ring, a unique piece, and it was very famous for its particular design and richness. Of course, it was Bibi Khonim's favourite jewel and she wore it everywhere. When she died, it's said she was buried with it.
During russian times, archaeologists opened her tomb to prove Bibi Khonim was really buried there. And it was true, they could find Bibi Khonim's body still with her wonderful ring. But some days after, the ring disappeared and nowadays nobody knows where it is.

But Uzbekistan in some way still owns this ring. If you take a note of 100 sums you will see a design with the emblem of Uzbekistan in the middle (first picture). Fold the paper like on the second picture and....here it is, BIBI KHONIM'S RING! :-)

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  • Written Aug 26, 2007
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