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Rukhan Thal Tope, Sind. [Thul at Mir Rukan, Sind]

Rukhan Thal Tope, Sind. [Thul at Mir Rukan, Sind]

Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/7(833)

Item number: 833

Length: 20.5

Width: 26

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the tope (stupa) at Mir Rukan in Sind, Pakistan, taken by a photographer of the Archaeological survey of India in the 1870s. This Buddhist stupa, or funerary mound, is situated nine miles south-east of Daultpur and fifteen miles east of Sehwan. From the ruins of the building it can be seen that it was built of brick in four tiers surmounted by a dome. Each tier was divided by a line of pilasters carved in relief with ornamented capitals.

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