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Udayagiri: Rani Gumpha (Orissa)

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Udayagiri: Rani Gumpha (Orissa)
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Keywords: Pre-Classical Cave Temples;Eastern Cave Temples: Khandagiri-Udayagiri;Orissa;[Rzjgir];architecture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: This cave is the most remarkable, both in its dimensions and in being set out around a courtyard, Has two storeys which open into galleries, Stone veranda of the lower floor has collapsed, carrying its supporting pillars with it, Layout is like a theatre, May have served as a temple for Jaina monks, On right, on 1st floor, is a stone throne, maybe for the Superior of the Community, Outside are simple cells for monks, and rooms for preparations for the cult, [formerly IA-457, number crossed out and replaced with IA-425]
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-333


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