Jaina temple, Chittanur, Singavaram, South Arcot District
Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the Jain temple at Chittamur from the 'Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Madras, 1894-95'. Chittamur is situated several kilometres east of Gingee in Tamil Nadu. This is a view from an elevated position outside one of the temple complexes, with a temple gateway or 'gopura' in the foreground. A gopura is a tall pyramidal tower that leads into the walled temple enclosure.