TOMB OF SULTAN GHARI (MALIKPUR KOHl)-
This is the first example of a monumental Muslim tomb in India save some pre-Sultanate monuments in the Kuchchha District. An inscription on the main gateway describes that it was built in the year A.D. 1231 by Iltutmish (A.D. 1211-36) over the remains of his eldest son and heir-apparent, prince Nasirud-
Din Mahmud. The monument exemplifies the same phase in tomb architecture as we find in the Quwwatul-Islam mosque, wherein architectural members, removed from temples, were reused and the trabeate system of construction was employed. The appearance of the tomb proper as a crypt (ghar) is the result of the piling of rubble stones around the pillared chamber to raise a square platform up to half the height of the octagonal tomb chamber. The Presence of colonnades on the east and west, plain walls on other sides and domed bastions on the corners lend this monument the appearance of a fortress. Firuz Shah (A.D. 1351-88) mentions to have carried out minor repairs to this tomb.
Sculptured lintels, upright stones of railing of temples and other sculptural Hindu remains of seventh- eighth century have been recently recovered from the thickness of the concrete roof of the tomb.