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Details of carvings inside the mahamandapa of same, looking towards the detached porch, or nuptial hall

Details of carvings inside the mahamandapa of same, looking towards the detached porch, or nuptial hall

Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1896

Shelfmark: Photo 1007/3(675)

Item number: 675

Length: 21

Width: 15.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

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.

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