Photographer's Note

More than half a million tombs and graves spread over an area of about 6 square miles.
Make Makli the greatest muslim necropolis in the world.
It is replete with history of 400 glorious years when the Summas (1340 to 1520 AD), the Arghuns (1520 to 1555 Ad), the Tarkhans (1555 to 1592 AD) and the imperial Mughals (1592 to 1739 AD) contributed to the prosperity of its mother city, Thatta, called an "Eldorado" by some of the European travellers of that age.
The building material used for these monuments is either brick or stone.
The bricks are dark-red and so perfectly baked that they ring like metal and break as clean as glass.
Coloured enamel tiles have also been used lavishly to decorate the brick structures which reflect the age old cultural ties with Iran. The stone structures are famous for their carving and tracery which have been truly described as lace-work in stone.

I've posted the photo inside the dome of this grave.

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