A Zoroastrian Dakhma, or "Tower of Silence". A cemetery of sorts. (Possibly Malabar Hills, Mumbai)

A Zoroastrian Dakhma, or "Tower of Silence". A cemetery of sorts. (Possibly Malabar Hills, Mumbai)

TOWERS OF SILENCE: ZOROASTRIAN ARCHITECTURES  A Dakhma (Persian: دخمه‎) also known as "Cheel Ghar" in Hindi and "Tower of Silence" in English, is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds.

Towers of Silence: Zoroastrian Architectures for the Ritual of Death

TOWERS OF SILENCE: ZOROASTRIAN ARCHITECTURES A Dakhma (Persian: دخمه‎) also known as "Cheel Ghar" in Hindi and "Tower of Silence" in English, is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds.

Tower_of_Silence-16...zoroastrian alternative to burial or cremation

Towers of Silence: Zoroastrian Architectures for the Ritual of Death

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Towers of Silence: Zoroastrian Architectures for the Ritual of Death

A late-19th-century engraving of a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence in Mumbai. A Tower of Silence is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds for the purposes of excarnation.

A late-19th-century engraving of a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence in Mumbai. A Tower of Silence is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds for the purposes of excarnation.

A Tower of Silence is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds for the purposes of excarnation.

A Tower of Silence is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, particularly to scavenging birds for the purposes of excarnation.

Anubis - Tower Of Silence

Anubis - tower of silence

Tower Of Silence,Anubis,Towers

Tower of Silence - sunset at a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence, Yazd, Iran

Tower of Silence - sunset at a Zoroastrian Tower of Silence, Yazd, Iran

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