Tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah is a Mughal mausoleum within the town of Agra in the Indian kingdom of Uttar Pradesh. Often defined as a "jewel container", sometimes called the "Baby Taj", the tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah is frequently appeared as a draft of the Taj Mahal. Along with the primary building, the structure includes severa outbuildings and gardens. The tomb, built among 1622 and 1628 represents a transition among the primary section of enormous Mughal structure commonly constructed from red sandstone with marble decorations, as in Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and Akbar's tomb in Sikandra to its 2nd phase, based totally on white marble and pietra dura inlay, maximum elegantly realized inside the Taj Mahal.
The mausoleum become commissioned by means of Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg, originally a Persian Amir in exile,who had been given the title of I'timad-ud-Daulah. Mirza Ghiyas Beg became also the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal, the spouse of the emperor Shah Jahan, chargeable for the development of the Taj Mahal. Nur Jahan became also liable for the construction of the Tomb of Jahangir in Lahore.