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Cenotaphs in the Royal Crematory at Ahr, near Udaipur

Cenotaphs in the Royal Crematory at Ahr, near Udaipur

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/47(18)

Item number: 4304718

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the 'Curzon Collection: Album of views of Udaipur and Chittaurgarh', of the royal crematory of Ahr, taken in c.1905 by an unknown photographer. It shows a general view of the Mahasati, the royal cremation ground of the Rajput rulers of Udaipur. The chhatris or pavilions are carved with a decoration typical of the 15th century style.

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