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Stone ratha, Chintalarayasvami Temple [Venkataramana Temple], Tadpatri, Anantapur District

Stone ratha, Chintalarayasvami Temple [Venkataramana Temple], Tadpatri, Anantapur District

Photographer: Archaeological Survey of India

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 1008/3(284)

Item number: 284

Length: 26.9

Width: 21.55

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the stone temple chariot in the Venkataramana Temple at Tadpatri in Andhra Pradesh, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collection: Madras, 1896-98. This temple complex was built during the Vijayanagara period in the mid-16th century. It is entered through a tall gopura in the middle of the east side of a rectangular colonnade. The main shrine, dedicated to Vishnu, is preceded by a closed mandapa with two porches. The stone chariot or ratha, is a miniature temple dedicated to Garuda. It has a pyramidal roof and pilastered walls with stone wheels carved with lotus motifs.

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