Taj Mahal

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Title

Taj Mahal

Agent

Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori (Indian, active ca. 1630-148)

Location

Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
27°10?30?N 78°02?31?E

Date

1631-1648
16th century

Style Period

Mughal, Indian (South Asian)

Cultural Context

Indian
Mughal

Worktype

mausoleums

Material

faced with white marble inlaid with colored stones

Subject

Architecture and City Planning

Description

Jawab
Built by the emperor Shah Jahan (reigned 1628-1658) as the tomb for his favorite wife, Arjumand Banu Begum (died 1631), the Taj Mahal is situated on the south bank of the Yamuna River some distance from the city center.

Relation

Mughal

Rights

© Saif Haq
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ID

Haq0392

Source

Saif Haq

Collection

Citation

Lahori, Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar, Taj Mahal, 1631-1648, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Saif Haq. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/18321.

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