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Chittuldroog Temple. [Chamundi Temple, Chitradurga.]

Chittuldroog Temple. [Chamundi Temple, Chitradurga.]

Photographer: Pigou, William Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1855

Shelfmark: Photo 208/(10)

Item number: 20810

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Chamundi Temple at Chitradurga, taken by William Henry Pigou in 1855. Chitradurga was a famous hill-fort town under the rule of a feudatory dynasty of Vijayanagar called the Nayak Paleyagars. The massive 'Palace of Stones' fort contained many buildings and many temples set in the rocky surroundings on the hill.

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