ARTH 273: Mughal Art & Architecture


This guide contains useful text and image sources covering art and architecture of the Mughal Empire (1526-1858). See also the UNC guides to South Asian Art & Architecture and Islamic Art & Architecture

Arts in Mughal India

Unidentified Artist
Seated Girl Holding a Blossom, late 17th century
Ink and watercolor
3 15/16 x 3 1/16 in. (10 x 7.8 cm)
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Iconography, Mythology & Religious Texts

Guides to Iconography and Mythology

Primary Religious Texts

Other translations and versions than those listed below are also available at UNC. They can be found by searching the online catalog or by browsing the shelves.


You can use the Library's catalog to find primary sources, using words such as: personal narratives, autobiography, diaries, letters, correspondence, records, sources, interviews, archives, or archival sources:

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Library Catalogs

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Background Information: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Timelines


Digital Texts

The databases below may help you find magazine articles during the period that you are studying.

Books and other texts may be found in these.

Art Librarian

Alice Whiteside
Sloane Art Library
102 Hanes Art Center
(919) 962-1061

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