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Close view of base of southern façade of the sanctuary, Sari Deul Temple, Bhubaneshwar

Close view of base of southern façade of the sanctuary, Sari Deul Temple, Bhubaneshwar

Photographer: Cornish, William Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1892

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(305)

Item number: 1003305

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the base of the southern fa├žade of the sanctuary of the Sari Deul Temple at Bhubaneshwar, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by William Henry Cornish in 1892. The Sari Deul temple is situated in a narrow courtyard enclosed by a low compound wall. Part of the later group of temples in Orissa (10th-13th centurury), the temple is built on a stepped plan of the sapta-ratha type. The decoration of the sanctuary and porch, depict dancers, musicians and royal processions. The temple is very similar in plan and design to the Ananta-Vasudeva temple of 1278.

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