What if Humayun’s Tomb didn’t have a dome — just the stone plinth on which it stands?To see what it would look like, just head to Najaf Khan’s Tomb in central Delhi.
[…] Conservation architect Ratish Nanda of the Aga Khan Foundation, the man behind the restoration of Humayun’s Tomb, says that there was no dome to begin with. He calls it an ‘open tomb’ and says that Delhi has other such memorials with cenotaphs looking to the sky. “Najaf Khan’s open tomb is noted for its grandeur because it is surrounded by a very well-kept garden,” he says.
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