TENT IN TURKMEN CULTURE

Abstract

Author(s): Abdurrahman DEVECI

It is possible to see tents with different architectures in Turkish world. There are also tentacles with high triangular shapes like Gagavuz and Yaqoots tents. There are also long-cornered tents such as the Black Tent which are common in Turkey. However, the tent which is the most common in the Turkish world is the tent-shaped tent, which is cylindrical and has a dome shape, called "Yurt". The Turkmen tent is also located within the tent species we call "Yrut". This article examines the general architecture of the Turkmen tent, the parts forming it, the interior arrangement of the tent, and the ceremonies performed by the Turkmen in their tent. The use of the structure of the tent as an instrument showing time zones is an interesting aspect of the Turkmen tent culture. this work is explained in detail. A comparison is made between the Turkmen tent and other tents of the Turkish world at the end of the article.

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