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Ahmadabad Plan of the Mosque of Mahomed Ghous.

Ahmadabad Plan of the Mosque of Mahomed Ghous.

Surveyor: Burgess, James (1832-1916)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: WD 2223

Item number: f.12

Genre: Drawing

Plan of the Mosque of Muhammad Ghaus Gwaliari, at Ahmadabad in Gujarat. This mosque was built in c.1565 by the saint Shaikh Muhammad Ghauthu'l Alam of Gwalior. The interior is divided into squares by two rows of pillars connected by arches with carved pendentives, which support the almost flat domes. The minaret at the north end of the facade is octagonal above the roof level. The octagonal section is divided by five small balconies with recesses between.

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