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The baoli or step-well on the side of the Agra road near Hakim's Baths, Fatehpur Sikri

The baoli or step-well on the side of the Agra road near Hakim's Baths, Fatehpur Sikri

Photographer: Smith, Edmund William

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1892

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(537)

Item number: 1003537

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a baoli or step-well at Fatehpur Sikri, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, Edmund William Smith in 1892. The city of Fatehpur Siki was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar (r.1556-1605) between 1571 and 1585. This is a view of the baoli, or step-well, on the side of the Agra road near Hakim's Baths. The well is octagonal and encircled by domed chambers and galleries.

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