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Ta'ziya, Asgar Ali Khan (India)

Model of mausoleum: ta'ziya, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam

Made by Asgar Ali Khan in Kara, Uttar Pradesh, India)

 

Shi'ites in Northern India commemorate the death of Imam Hossain, the prophet Mohammed's grandson, on Ashura, the tenth of the month of Muharram. Ta'ziyas are carried in processions.

 

Foto gemaakt tijdens Wiki Loves Art Nederland workshop in het Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam op 26 juni 2009.

 

Photo taken at Wiki Loves Art Netherlands workshop in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on 26 June 2009.

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Taken on June 26, 2009