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''Ruined temple'' Pathari, Bhopal State

''Ruined temple'' Pathari, Bhopal State

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1871

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1327)

Item number: 10031327

Length: 16.5

Width: 21.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a ruined temple at Pathari, taken by Joseph David Beglar in 1871-72. The site of Pathari in Central India has many temples of the ornate mandapika variety, with flat roofs and pillared walls from the 8th-9th centuries. This type of temple developed from the classical Gupta shrines, equally flat-roofed and small in size.

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