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Emperor Humayun's Garden Tomb

Pishtaqs

Spandrels
Stellate Symbols
Iwans
Muqarnas
Jali
Mihrabs
Engaged Colonettes
Stylized Lotus Medallions

A pishtaq is "a high portal or entrance, usually centrally situated."1


1. Catherine B. Asher, Architecture of Mughal India (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992), xxviii.

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