In Pictures: The Main Gate

Note: All photographs are mine unless explicitly stated otherwise.

Main Gate, Khusro Bagh, c. 1606-1607, Architect: Aqa Reza, Calligrapher (carved monumental inscriptions): Mir Mushkin Qalam, Patron: Jahangir, Exterior: Red Sandstone

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Figure 1: Main entrance to Khusro Bagh visible is the wooden door with horseshoes. Aqua Reza’s inscription is clearly visible at the top of the door.

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Figure 2: Side view of the main gate (opening toward the Chowk area).

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Figure 3: Detail of jharoka on the main gate (opening toward the Chowk area).

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Figure 4: Detail of inscription on the main gate (opening toward the Chowk area).

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Figure 5: Rear side of the main gate (opening toward Khusro Bagh).

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Figure 6: Detail of jharoka on the rear side of the main gate (opening toward Khusro Bagh).

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Figure 7: Detail of jharoka on the rear side of the main gate (opening toward Khusro Bagh).

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Figure 7: Detail of floret on the main gate (opening toward Khusro Bagh).

Randip Bakshi

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