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Close view of wall showing sculptural details, Chaturbhuja Temple, Khajuraho

Close view of wall showing sculptural details, Chaturbhuja Temple, Khajuraho

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1871

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1384)

Item number: 10031384

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a close view of a wall showing sculptural details of Chaturbhuja Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by Joseph David Beglar in 1871-71. The Chaturbhuja Temple from the 12th century is a fine temple of the Chandella style. The sanctuary and the porch are raised on a terrace and the slender spire has clusters of smaller towers rising towards the amalaka and pot finial. The outer walls are richly decorated with sculptures and scrollworks and foliation.

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