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Chaturbhuja Temple with the Matangesvara Temple in the foreground, Khajuraho

Chaturbhuja Temple with the Matangesvara Temple in the foreground, Khajuraho

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1871

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1386)

Item number: 10031386

Genre: Photograph

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.

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