A peek into Chaukhandi, Makli tombs
Thatta, the capital of lower Sindh, is home to two of the world's famous heritages Makli and Chaukhandi tombs. The buff sandstone graves and their style of architecture is native to Sindh, and unique since it is not found anywhere else in the Islamic world. The carvings of jewelleries typifies this as a grave of a woman The Chaukhandi tombs are considered unique in the whole Islamic world. The architecture reflects Hindu and the Islamic art in the early years, the later ones reflect Central Asian influences.
PHOTO: FARAH KAMAL