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Pre-Mughal: Detail of the Qutb Minar

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Title: Pre-Mughal: Detail of the Qutb Minar
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Delhi Sultanate;architecture;architectural ornament
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: The surface of this immense minaret consists of vertical ribs, alternately circular and angular, for the first storey
of only rounded ribs for the third. The other storeys are smooth. At regular intervals run horizontal bands inscribed with Naskh characters reproducing verses from the Koran and friezes with floral and geometric decorations.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1985


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