India Through the Eyes of Ellen Churchill Semple

 

Title

Taj Gate

Preview

image preview

Description

This four story gate also known as the Royal Gate is the main gateway to the Taj Mahal. The gate is 100 feet high and is built of red sandstone with Arabic calligraphy from the Holy Quran and motifs of entwined flowers, leave and vines made of semi-precious stones inlaid with white marble spiraling downward.

Source: http://www.tajmahal.gov.in/entry.html

Curation Date

10-2016

Photo Source

Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 License.

Share

Image Location

 
COinS