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Amber Fort: Its Architectural and Strategic Description 16Th and 17Th century A.D

Author(s) Jeevan Singh, Dinesh Mandot
Country India
Abstract Abstract: The fort has been concerned to Rulers of the states since ancient times. It was a symbol of prestige, Glory, power of Kingdom or Reign, in the contemporaneous ages of civilization. The skill and practice of constructing forts in India has recorded about 3000B.C. During the Medieval period the Rajput clan of Mewar, India, were prolific builders of Forts, struggle and proud of state and alertness towards security and safety of Forts in their regions. The study reveals that Inspite of harsh physical terrain, relief features, landscape and resources, rigid – intact rocky cliff hillock and strong fortification structure of Amber fort was marked as the architectural marvelous upto 17th century A.D. The architectural features of Amber Fort was known for its artistic Rajput style of elements with its huge ramparts and series of Gates and cobbled, paths and the beneath of these forts their lies a Moata Lake. The water of these lakes was the main source of Amber palace. The fabulous Amber Fort is a widespread palace complex that has been constructed with light yellow and pink sandstone and with white marble. Abul Fazl Akbarnama and Ain-i- Akbari, Abdul Qadar Badaoni Muntakhab - ut - Tawarikh, and Khawaja Niazam–ud- Din Ahmed Tabaqat-i- Akbari gives considerable attention to the significance of this fort from military point of view. The fort of Amber also finds special mention in the Mughal sources.
Keywords : Suk Mandir, Diwan-e-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Maota Sarovar, Pol, Jenana, Dogra
Published In Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024
Published On 2024-03-23
Cite This Amber Fort: Its Architectural and Strategic Description 16Th and 17Th century A.D - Jeevan Singh, Dinesh Mandot - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 2, March-April 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i02.15359
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