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Panoramic view of group of temples east of the Yameshvara Temple (right-hand section)

Panoramic view of group of temples east of the Yameshvara Temple (right-hand section)

Photographer: Cornish, William Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(220)

Item number: 1003220

Genre: Photograph

Panoramic view of group of temples east of the Yameshvara Temple (right-hand section), from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, taken by William Henry Cornish in c.1869. The Yameshvara Temple was built in the late 13th Century and consists of a sanctuary and a mandapa richly carved. In this panoramic view the largest temple, in the centre of the print, is the Lingaraja Temple. The Lingaraja temple complex, with its numerous subsidiary shrines, is the largest and most important of the temples of Bhubaneswar. It was built in the late 11th Century in the characteristic Nagara style of Orissa

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