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  • When the shrine's stepwell was emptied, this sight appeared.

    A Kid's Guide to Humayun's Tomb

  • Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India Few people have seen the concentric rings of the stepwell in the Nizamuddin dargah.

    A Kid's Guide to Humayun's Tomb

  • Meanwhile, one stepwell, the Chand Baori, made a brief appearance here in a post which has been postscripted through the years.

    Water Infrastructure At Its Most Magnificent

  • A Google Image search for step-well, stepwell, and stepwells returns quite a few more awesome examples.

    Chand Baori

  • Though I suspect it's not the temple proper but its stepwell, the self-similar subterranean hydrological architecture of the Subcontinent.

    Chand Baori

  • Apparently this is not the temple, but the stepwell called Chand Baori next to it.

    Chand Baori

  • In the meantime, check out this stepwell that I wrote about a couple of years ago: Chand Baori.

    Rainwater Harvesting in Quito

  • One other reason why I singled out this image is that there's an upcoming post next week or maybe next year -- I'm working not on blogosphere time but on my own time on a stepwell in India which may or may not be the one you were reminded of.

    Rainwater Harvesting in Quito

  • We recovered Eklavya†™ s body from a stepwell, †police said.

    The Times of India

  • They dumped the body in a stepwell in Chittorgarh Fort.

    The Times of India

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  • A water well that has steps leading down to the water surface

    January 19, 2017