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Front of the cave temple, Melaicheri, South Arcot District

Front of the cave temple, Melaicheri, South Arcot District

Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1894

Shelfmark: Photo 1008/2(258)

Item number: 258

Length: 18.2

Width: 22.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the entrance to the rock-cut temples at Melaicheri from the 'Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Madras, 1894-95'. Melaicheri is located a few miles north-west of Gingee in Tamil Nadu. This view shows three small structures, one on the summit of the hill. In the foreground, there is tall stone pillar.

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