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Somnathpur. Kesava Temple. Sanctuary Entrance, 12th-13th Centuries

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Somnathpur. Kesava Temple. Sanctuary Entrance, 12th-13th Centuries
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Hoysala, South India, Mysore;architecture;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: This is richly decorated. On each side of the uprights of the door stands a dvarapala armed with a club. In the background, by the open door, the deity can be seen, in this case Krishna playing the flute. Above the door the lintel is decorated with carvings showing the same deity. Stalactites adorn the lower part of the lintel.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1702


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