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Lingaraja Temple : About 1000 AD. 8th-13th Centuries

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dc.contributor.authorFrederic, Louis
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Bhubaneswar, Odisha)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T00:29:09Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T00:29:09Z
dc.date.created1959
dc.identifierANUA 682-1086
dc.identifier.otherIM-198
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176080
dc.descriptionThis huge temple represents the ultimate development of the middle period of Orissan style. Occupies the centre of a rectangular [sic] enclosed by high walls - 500' by 410'. Temple consists of very high sikhara, projecting vertical bands, and a succession of miniature sikharas also arranged vertically
dc.descriptionand is crowned by a massive amalaka, supported by 8 fantastic beasts. In front of the sikhara can be seen the pyramidal roof of the jagamohan. This multiple stage corbelled roof has a triple amalaka, & horizontal projections which also support beasts. Interior of jagamohan is not decorated, and four pillars support the heavy roof. The outer walls are carved. Many small temples have been erected around the main sanctuary in later periods - all inferior replicas of Sri Mandir.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectOrissa-- Bhubanesvar
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleLingaraja Temple : About 1000 AD. 8th-13th Centuries
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Frederic, L. Indian Temples & Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1959. Illus. 269. p.306.
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T00:29:09Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
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