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Chaukhandi tombs in Pakistan

Hasan, Sh. Khurshid

Chaukhandi tombs in Pakistan

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Published by Royal Book Company in Karachi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Tombs -- Pakistan,
    • Architecture, Islamic -- Pakistan,
    • Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Pakistan

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-190) and index.

      StatementShaikh Khurshid Hasan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6183.2 .H37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL332892M
      LC Control Number97930111


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The style of architecture is typical to the region of Sindh. Generally, the tombs are attributed to the Jokhio (also spelt Jokhiya) and known as the family graveyard of the Jokhio tribe, although other, mainly Baluch, tribes have also been. Chaukhandi Tombs, Karachi: Hours, Address, Chaukhandi Tombs Reviews: /5.

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It lies approximately 98 km east of Karachi, near the apex of the Indus River Delta in southeastern Sindh. The southernmost point of the site is approximately 5 miles north of the ruins of the Country: Pakistan. Chaukhandi Tombs This early Islamic cemetery contains a number of tombs which are remarkable for their elaborate and exquisite sandstone carvings.

They are built in a style typical to the Sindh region and were constructed during Mughal rule roughly between the 15th and 18th centuries when Islam became dominant.

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