Afsarwala Tomb
Delhi, India
The Asfarwala Tomb stands in the 'Asfarwala Complex' , a large walled enclosure southwest of Humayn's tomb in Delhi. The tomb was built by an officer in Akbar's court in 1566. It shares a platform with the small Asfarwala Mosque. Both are built in a simple, bold style, in red sandstone and white marble. The tomb is square in plan with beveled corners, topped by a dome.

Sources:

Tillotson, G.H.R. 1990. Mughal India, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 47.

Nath, R. 1985. History of Mughal Architecture vol. I. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 234.
Location
Delhi, India
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Events
1566
Style Periods
1526-1858
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Afsarwala Tomb
Asfarwali
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