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Close view of the ruined temple, Deo Markanda

Close view of the ruined temple, Deo Markanda

Photographer: Garrick, Henry Baily Wade

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1881

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(471)

Item number: 1003471

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a ruined temple at Deo Markanda, taken by Henry Baily Wade Garrick in 1881-82 and described in H.B.W. Garrick, Report of a tour through Behar, Central India, Peshawar, and Yusufzai 1881-82 (A.S.I. vol. XIX, Calcutta, 1885), p. 4, "The principal archaeological features of this place are the ruins of two Brahmanical temples and an old tank...The oldest of these temples, called Deo-Markanda-ka-shivala, after the patron saint of this vicinity, by whom it is supposed to have been built, is at present a mound of brick ruins, containing also fragments of stone architecture, e.g., carved architraves and uprights, plynths, &c.; also a number of figures, mostly sculptured in blue stone, belonging to the worship of the gods, lay strewn in all directions."

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