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Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in the Jami Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri
India
Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti in the Jami Masjid. This jewel like tomb enclosed within a four-pillared chhaparkhat of ebony, is inlaid with tiny mother of-pearl. The tomb chamber on all sides is surrounded by marble latticed walls and a verandah, on three sides. Taking this photo handheld in the lowlight was not easy!
Copyright: Roger berry
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Uploaded: 17/05/2010
Updated: 12/06/2014
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Tags: tomb; sheikh; salim; chisti; jami; masjidindia; fatehpur; sikri
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