GOLCONDA (c.1490's-c.1686)
In the mid-southeast
Within Golconda's territory lay the former Kakatiya capital of WARANGAL, founded in the 1100's; Golconda in turn was destined to give way to its own successor state, *HYDERABAD*
Golconda-- some early views
The Golconda Fort was worked on from 1507 onwards, by several members of the Qutb Shahi dynasty
The Qutb Shahi tombs of Golconda form an impressive group: *an overview*
The tomb of Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah (r.1580-1612)
The pick of the lot: the tomb of Muhammad Qutb Shah V (r.1612-26)
The mosque associated with the Qutb Shahi tombs
Portrait of Nawab General Firoz Khan of Golconda, c.1670
"Sultan Abul Hasan, the 'King of Taste'"
"A prince resting during a hunt," a miniature painting from Golconda
A French vision of Golconda clothing styles: Racinet's view

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