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Temple at Davangere, near Harihar, Chitradurga District

Temple at Davangere, near Harihar, Chitradurga District

Photographer: Dixon, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1868

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/23(2254a)

Item number: 2254a

Length: 18.4

Width: 24

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Temple at Davangere, near Harihar, in the Chitradurga District of Karnataka from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: India Office Series, taken by Henry Dixon around 1868. The town of Harihar is situated on the banks of the Thungabhadra River and has an ancient Hoysala temple dedicated to Harihareshvara. This view shows the entrance to the mandapa of a similar temple, situated nearby in Davangere. It shows the two carved inscription slabs leaning against the columns of the pillared hall. The stone slab on the left is divided into four panels and is carved with battle scenes that relate to Hindu mythology.

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