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Close view of sculptured pillars on the edge of the mandapa of the Jalakanteshvara Temple, Vellore

Photograph of three piers of the mandapa or hall
of the Jalakanteshvara Temple at Vellore, in Tamil Nadu, taken by a
photographer of the Madras School of Industrial Arts around 1868,
from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. The
Jalankanteshvara Temple is built in the Vijayanagara style and
dates from the 16th century. The complex is enclosed by high walls
and is entered on the south th…