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Pre-Mughal (Afghan-Suri): Sasaram

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Title: Pre-Mughal (Afghan-Suri): Sasaram
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Delhi Sultanate;architecture
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Lodi type, but more ambitious and shows efforts to improve the style. It is octagonal and no longer rests on a plinth
its pyramidal effect is heightened by the high base of the cupola. The walls no longer incline but are vertical. This tomb was built a few years before that of Sher Shah, of which it is, in a way, a trial version. -- Tomb of Alawal Khan. Afghan period of Sher Shah Suri.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-2010


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