Chaukhandi Tombs: Funerary Art in Sind [sic] and Baluchistan
The Chaukhandi Tombs is one of the largest and best-preserved necropolises in the world. This book contains the first systematic study and analysis of group funerary structures. The author has used the style-critical method to delineate the particular features of Chaukhandi as well as to trace the features that link it to the architectural tradition of Gujrat and Western India.
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17th century cat 17th or early Ahmadabad Archaeology ashlar block patterns boss canopy carved casket tombs charpoy chattri Chaukhandi cemetery Chaukhandi Fig Chaukhandi graveyard Chaukhandi tombs contains Cousens covering slabs dated ah decorative posts depictions of riders detail cat detail Fig double grave eighteenth century fifteenth century foot end framed funerary enclosure Goth gravestone graveyard near Malir Hassan Sirhani head end inscription Islamic Jam Nizamuddin Jerruck jewellery Karachi Khudabad Lakho Sheikh's graveyard latter half long sides lower casket Lyari River Makli Hill Mangho Pir men's graves merlons mihrab motif Pakistan patterned areas pillars Plate plinth projecting relief rosette chains rosettes ruined seen seventeenth century Shah Hussein shape similar sixteenth Sonda spandrels square stone slabs stonemasonry surface tall gravestone Tarkhan Thatta Tomb at Chaukhandi Tomb at Hassan Tomb at Hinidan Tomb at Lakho Tomb at Mangho tombs dating undecorated upper casket vertical women's