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Pillar from the Rani Vav at Patan

Pillar from the Rani Vav at Patan

Draughtsman: Gopal, Hari (fl. 1875)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: WD 2224

Item number: f.3

Genre: Drawing

Pillar from the Rani Vav at Patan from James Burgess' 'Original Drawings [of] Architecture of Northern Gujarat.' The city of Patan located in Gujarat, was formerly called Anhilvada or Anhilpur and was established in 765 by Vanaraja, the first king of the Chavada dynasty. The Rani Vav, an 11th century well, was constructed by Udaymati, the wife of Raja Bhima. Only fragments of the well remains. Inscribed: Govt. Archaeol. Survey of Western India. No. 724

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