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Temple at Begur, near Bangalore

Temple at Begur, near Bangalore

Photographer: Dixon, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1868

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/26(2570)

Item number: 2570

Length: 24

Width: 29.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a temple at Begur in Karnataka, taken by Henry Dixon in c.1868, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Begur is a village south of Bangalore. The twin granite Shiva temples found there, date probably from the end of the Ganga period, in the 11th century. They consists of two shrines side by side. This view shows the southern shrine, composed of many miniature shrines.

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