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Close view of carved marble surround from the asana or throne of a Jain temple image, Dabhoi 828

Photograph of a marble carving from the asana or
throne of a Jain temple image at Dabhoi, in Gujarat, taken by an
unknown photographer, from the Archaeological Survey of India in
the 1870s. The ancient town of Dabhoi was fortified by the Solanki
Rajputs in the 12th century. It has a fort built in the Rajput
military style with four gates in each cardinal direction. The
corbelled arches are carved …