The tomb is located on the eastern hill along with the remains of the Temple of Hathor. The tomb is surrounded by a defensive wall. This tomb of Sheikh Musa is famous for its shaking minarets, whose shaking is definitely discernible. These minarets are one of its kind in India, as these can vibrate/shake. If person shakes one of the pillars a person standing inside the adjacent minaret will feel vibrations.
The tomb is designed with Muslim and Rajput architecture. The Temple of Hathor, located in the vicinity to this tomb, is believed to be of the Third Dynasty and was restored again in 11th Dynasty of Tuthmosis. It was again destroyed and then was rebuilt in the Ptolemaic Period. Greek and demotic papyri within the temple complex were found by the archaeologists.
The gateway has two minarets. ''Eager to check if they actually shook, I climbed the stairs to the top of one of the minarets, accompanied by a couple of enthusiastic boys. My first attempt to shake the minaret failed to move it even an inch. The boys positive that the minarets shook but were murky about the process. Some men in the other minaret had the solution. Apparently, if you held one of the supporting pillars at the top of a minaret and tried to shake it, it was the other minaret that would move. I was stunned with the demonstration,'' said a visitor, as quoted by 'roadlesstravelledindia', a travel blog.
The engineering wonder that the builders used, the knowledge that was brought to use to make such remarkable monuments are still being awaited by us!
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