Khudabad near Dadu, Sindh. Yar Muhhamad's Tomb, portion of façade
Photographer: Cousens, Henry
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the central part of the façade of Yar Muhammad's Tomb at Khudabad near Dadu in Sindh, Pakistan, taken by Henry Cousens in 1896, Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Western India 1894-96. Khudabad was ruled by the Kalhorah dynasty in the 17th and 18th centuries. The tomb of Yar Muhammad (d.1718), brother of Mian Nur Mahammad, is a massive square building with a dome, decorated with glazed tiles. On three sides of the gallery around the dome are rows of arched windows fitted with terracotta screens with geometric tracery.