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THE KHAWASSPURAS (QUARTERS OF TH E TOM B ATTEN DANTS) Both
Khawasspuras housed the people who looked after the tomb (the khadims) and
those who performed the funerary services. The latter included the hafiz, the Qur'
opposite 156 The western Khawasspura, seen from the great gate. Note the
difference between the wings: on the west (the far side) and east triple arcades
alternate with enclosed rooms , while on the south (left) and north is a
By the late 18th century the Khawasspuras had fallen into disrepair (p. 251), but
the institution of the khadim survived into the 20th century (p. 101). Between 1900
and 1908 under Curzon the buildings were restored. Until recently the western ...
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Mughal Agra a riverfront garden city
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