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Carved Decoration in the Interior of the tomb of Ilutmish

June 30, 1235
Architectural and Building
Mongols 1206-1368

Carved Decoration in the Interior of the tomb of Ilutmish



Facing page: Fig. 83: CARVED DECORATION IN THE INTERIOR OF THE TOMB OF ILTUTMISH (1211-35), photograph by Lala Deen Dayal, 1890-1900. Built in 1235, this tomb illustrates the development of Indo-Islamic architecture. The entrance is intricately carved with geometrical and arabesque patterns along with some Hindu motifs like wheels, the lotus, and diamonds. British Library, London, Photo 430/21(60).

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Very good information.


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