On the symmetry of the central dome of the Taj Mahal

Ahuja, Dilip R and Rajani, MB (2016) On the symmetry of the central dome of the Taj Mahal. Current Science, 110 (6). pp. 996-999.


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Abstract: The Taj Mahal attracts millions of visitors annually. It is renowned for its perfection, symmetry and attention to detail; its beauty and magnificence appeal to almost all viewers. It does, however, possess some slight imperfections that escape most observers. Revisiting both, the appreciations and criticisms, this study analyses possible flaws in the symmetry of the external central dome and discusses likely reasons for the flaws.
Item Type: Journal Paper
Keywords: Mughal monuments, symmetry in architecture, Taj Mahal
Subjects: School of Humanities > Art History
School of Natural and Engineering Sciences > Others
Programmes > Heritage Science and Society Programme
Divisions: Schools > Natural Sciences and Engineering
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2016 06:44
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2016 06:44
Official URL: http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/110/06/099...
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    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/1032

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