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Back view of the Lakshmana Temple, Sirpur, Raipur District

Back view of the Lakshmana Temple, Sirpur, Raipur District

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1873

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1290)

Item number: 10031290

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the back view of the Lakshmana temple at Sirpur in Raipur District. The Lakshmana temple is the finest early Hindu brick temple in central India and dates from the 7th century. The square sanctuary is covered by a curved tower which has preserved its brick mouldings, the corner amalakas and the arched motifs in the central projections. The sanctuary walls has blind doorways on three sides which are raised on moulded basement.

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