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Close view of carved marble surround from the asana or throne of a Jain temple image, Dabhoi 829

Close view of carved marble surround from the asana or throne of a Jain temple image, Dabhoi 829

Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/7(829)

Item number: 829

Length: 12

Width: 19.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a marble carving from the asana or throne of a Jain temple image at Dabhoi in Gujarat, taken for the Archaeological Survey of India in the 1870s. Dabhoi is an ancient town that was fortified by the Solanki Rajputs in the 12th century. It contains an old fort built by the Vaghela king of Patan, or Anhilvada. This view shows a part of a marble carving with elephants and lions and a Jain seated figure.

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