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They seem to denote the contribution of groups of hereditary stonemasons, to
establish their wages (they were paid for each gaz, or linear yard, of stone cut).50
Stonecarvers (munabbatkar; in modern usage, also sangtarash) had, after the ...
54 The observant Francois Bernier noted of the Taj Mahal in 1659: 'Everywhere
are seen the jasper, and jachen [yashm] or jade, as well as other stones similar to
those that enrich the walls of the Grand Duke's chapel at Florence, and several ...
(Photograph taken in 2002) 121 below A sandstone pilaster in the 'Fatehpuri
Masjid' at the Taj Mahal is splitting because the stone has been laid on edge,
with the grain vertical. (Photograph taken in 1997) the Mughal quarries looked
like, but ...
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The complete Taj Mahal: and the riverfront gardens of AgraUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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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