During The Saltanat Period We Some Ruller’s Tomb, Which Plays an Important Role in The Indo Islamic Architecture. Gyasuddin Tughlaq Dynasty Build a Himself Which Was Known as The Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq’s Tomb.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Location
The Tomb is located in The South of The Fortress of Tughlakabad.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Constructorand Period
Ghiyasuddin Tughluq ConStructed The Tomb In 1325 AD. Within an Unusual Irregular Pentagonal Fortified Enclosure.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Archtectural Features
It is Constructed in The Midst an Artificial Lake. It is The only Red Stone Structure of the Tughluq Period. The Tomb Courtyard Consists Some Undergrground Whit Marbel Panenand and White Marble Blindalcove at Upper Parte of The Structure.
The Square Tombs Has a Penta Gonal Enclosure Batened Walls and Corner Turrets. Built by, Red Sandstone Inlaid With White Marbel The Tomb Has a White Marble Dome Rising From a Low Octagonal Drum.
- The Plan Was Directed By The Contours fo Hilock Just Outside The Southern Gates of The Fortress Over Which This Barbican Structure Was Planted. The Tomb is Connected To The Fortress Bya. 2286m Long Causeway That Was Support by 2.6 Piers and Arches and Crossed Over The Artificial Lake Connectiny His Tomb With His Fort.
- Within The Court and Diagonally Placed is The Tomb fo Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Seenas a Square Shaped Rubble Like Slonework Strue Ture. With The Absence fo any Decorations or Carvings an its Exterior Portion. Howevr The interior is Overlaid With Red Sandston amd a Decorative White Marble.
- Distingtive 75 Degree Chamber of its Outerwalls (20 Sqmeters) Area of Tomb and Height of Tome is 24m. The Interior Diameter 10.41 Meters White Exterior Diameters Measures 13.41 Meters and it is Dressed With A Pointed Dome That Rests on The intersection of Small Arched Corners.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq The Arch and Lintel
The Mixed Arch is Used Here. in The Construction Litiel and Beam Method Was Shown inspire Using True Arch TO Span The Openings a Redundant Stone Intel Was Installed Just Bellow The Springing of The Arch.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Kalasa Over The Museus Dome
The Dome Consist’Kalasa’ Pinnacle Shaped Which Was Took From Hindu Architectures.
Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq Grave
Here Lies The Remain of Ghiyasuddin. His Wife Began Makh Dima Jahan and His Son. Latersulan Muhammad Bin Tughluk. William Dalrymple Wrote
“Like a Miniature Expression of The Whole, The Tomb is Defended on all Sides By its Own Set of Maohioolaled Walls To Keep The Angles of Death at Bay”