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Kursi also means throne, and this leads to the comparison of the terrace with the
ultimate throne, the Throne of God. The importance of the terrace is expressed in
its linguistic treatment, in its grand form, and in its elaborate decoration.
The decoration is organized around the favourite Mughal border scheme of
oblong cartouches alternating with squarish or round ones. On the uprights they
are arranged in vertical bands. The oblong cartouches contain seven types of ...
THE 'FATEHPURI MASJID' The mosque [146:21 , 326, 329-332] is situated south
of the outer western tomb and is similar in style; but because of its extensive
flower decoration in relief it seems to be of a slightly later date, the early 1650s, ...
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Although the Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, until now there has been no full examination of its architecture in book form. Art historian Koch-the first Western scholar ... Read full review
Mughal Agra a riverfront garden city
The riverfront garden city
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