Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Dadi Poti

The term Dadi Poti means (grandmother and granddaughter) used for two tombs placed side by side was perhaps coined because the fact that one tomb is bigger than the other.
Some Interesting Facts!!

  1)  It is not known who was buried here.

  2)  The smaller -Poti, has sloping walls and a distinctive lantern on the dome. The dome measures 11.8 meters by 11.8 meters and belongs to the Tughlaq period (1321-1414).

  3)  The bigger tomb - Dadi measures 15.86 meters X 15.86 meters and dates back to the Lodi period.  

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