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Amazing Architecture: Gol Gombadh meaning "rose dome", is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture".

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur District, Karnataka Province/State, India. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture".

Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur, Karnataka This tomb was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture" and has the distinction of having the second largest dome in the world.

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the Ellora Monoliths: Rashtrakuta Architecture In the Deccan

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Mother and Child with Attendants. Golconda, Deccan, India, circa 1670-80. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. 8.3 x 6 inches (21 x 15 cm). © Prahlad Bubbar

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ca. 1640–50, Kalamkari Hanging with Figures in an Architectural Setting. India, Deccan, Culture: Islamic Medium: Cotton; plain weave, mordant-painted and dyed, resist-dyed.

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