Taj Mahal by Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, 1632–1653

Medium: Architecture

Completed in 1653, the Taj Mahal was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, in Agra, India. Constructed in white marble, the mausoleum has made its way into the seven great wonders of the modern world and inspired its own architectural style.

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