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Side view of Ra Lakha's Temple at Kotai, Kachch

Side view of Ra Lakha's Temple at Kotai, Kachch

Photographer: Burgess, James

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/4(389)

Item number: 10004389

Genre: Photograph

The Ra Lakha's temple or Sun Temple at Kotai dates from the 10th Century circa and faces west. This view shows the north elevation of the Shaiva temple. The sanctuary walls are richly carved and have niches with sculptures and a perforated stone window allows light into the interior. The base of the spire consists of a cluster of miniature spires. The mandapa covered by a pyramidal roof.

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