Mahal, the pinnacle of Mughal architecture, was
built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658), grandson
of Akbar the great, in the memory of his queen Arjumand Bano
Begum, entitled ‘Mumtaz Mahal’. Mumtaz Mahal was a niece
of empress Nur Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg I’timad-ud-Daula...
Sanauli, A Late Harappan Cemetery Site
Sanauli, tehsil Barot, district Baghpat, U.P. is under excavation by the ASI since September 2005. The site was a chance discovery while locals undertook levelling operation for agricultural purposes...Bhirrana
Archaeological Museum, Hampi
The collection of sculptures architectural members from
various locations of the ruins were made by British officers
and housed earlier at elephant stables. Archaeological
Survey of India established it’s first museum here...
The National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities proposes to launch its activities through out the country with independent functional strategy in each state and union territory. It is envisaged that mandate of the Mission should be achieved within a stipulated time frame of five years i.e. 2007-2012