The Barber's Tomb is also know as the Nai ka Gumbad.1 It is the central point of interest in the southeastern quadrant of Humayun's Garden Tomb, one garden plot west of the wall that Humayun's Garden Tomb shares with the Nila Gumbad's site.
The Barber's Tomb is a red and gray sandstone mausoleum that sits on a square plinth. On the southern side of the plinth, there are stairs to access the tomb's entrance that are similar to those of the Nila Gumbad in design. The Barber's Tomb has a symmetrical square plan with a chattri at the top of each corner. Every facade has a spandrel decorated with stellate symbols over a large centered alcove that contains two vertically aligned openings. All but the entrance are screened with jali screens. The jali patterns are all geometric elaborations of the tile pattern on the floor of the entrance chamber of Humayun's Tomb. The lower jali on the western facade is decorated with a centered stone mihrab relief. The tomb is topped by a gumbad dome that sits on an octagonal drum. This drum is pierced on each side by a single centered clerestory jali opening. Every vertical corner of the structure is topped with a guldasta and joined with kangura ornamentation.The tomb contains two cenotaphs that have no identifying inscriptions.
1. S. A. A. Naqvi, Humayun's Tomb and Adjacent Buildings (Delhi: Government of India Press, 1947), 12.