Saturday, January 7, 2012

Makli Tombs from Thatta, Pakistan

Thatta is a historic town of 220,000 inhabitants in the Sindh province of Pakistan. Thatta's major monuments especially its necropolis at Makli are listed among the World Heritage Sites.

This is one of the most visually stunning archaelogical sites in Pakistan. Covering 15-1/2 sqaure kilometers, and said to contain over one million tombs, it is considered to be the world's largest necropolis. The tombs and mausoleums are seen as the most substantial remains of Sind's greatness between the 14th and 18th centuries, with many belonging to kings, queens, saints, governors, military commanders, philophers and poets.

60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Between Thailand and Pakistan Commemorative Stamp.

Thx Sadiq! great surprise, I sent you a new cover. 


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