Photograph of a sculpture in the Dumar Lena
rock-cut temple at Ellora, in Maharashtra, from the Archaeological
Survey of India Collections, taken by Henry Mack Nepean in 1868.
The spectacular site of Ellora is renowned for its series of Hindu,
Buddhist and Jain cave temples excavated into the rocky faÃ§ade of
a cliff of basalt. The works were carried out under the patronage
of the Kalachuri, the C…