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Model of Qutb Minar Tower, Delhi
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 69213

Model of Qutb Minar Tower, Delhi

1961

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During the 1961 tour to India The Queen was presented with this ivory and ebony model of the Qutb Minar Tower, the world’s tallest brick minaret, by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. The minaret is 72 metres high and was built c.1200.