Details of carvings inside the mahamandapa of same, looking towards the detached porch, or nuptial hall
Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the inside of the mahamandapa of a Shiva Temple at Baroli in Rajasthan, taken by an unknown photographer for the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Northern Circle (North-Western Provinces and Oudh) in 1896-97. Baroli, situated on the Chambal River 30 miles south-west of Kota, has some fine examples of Hindu temples from the 10th century, Pratihara period. The mahamandapa would be used as the main assembly hall of the temple.