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General view from the north-east of old temple at Kasara, Gujarat

General view from the north-east of old temple at Kasara, Gujarat

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/18(1886)

Item number: 1886

Length: 22.4

Width: 28.85

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the old temple at Kasara, Gujarat, from the north-east, taken by Henry Cousens in the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India. The small village of Kasara is located 14 miles north-west of Patan in Gujarat. This temple at Kasara, which dates to the 12th century, has a triple-shrine plan and an octagonal shaped mandapa or columned hallway. Each shrine is devoted to separate divinities of the Trimurti which includes Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma.

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