Chaturbhuja Temple with the Matangesvara Temple in the foreground, Khajuraho
Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of Chaturbhuja Temple with the Matangesvara Temple in the foreground at Khajuraho, taken by David Joseph Beglar in 1871-72. The Chaturbhuja Temple dates from the early 12th century of the Chandella period. The towered sanctuary raised on a plain terrace is preceded by a double porch. The Matangeshvara Temple dates back to the early 10th century. The step on the front east are a later addition. There are balconies projecting from the walls of the sanctuary and the superstructure conists of horizontal layers crowned by different amalakas.