Aliya | Wall niche


Category: Manjush
Location: Bundi, Bundi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Lime, Stone
Lime craft technique: Fresco
Stone craft technique: Carving, Stone masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Aliya can be of different shapes and sizes according to the design of the architectural elements in a building. These aliya in an abandoned haveli in Bundi may have been used to place diya (oil lamps)

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