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Close view of carved pillar at the Narasimha Temple, Ahobilam

Photograph of a carved pillar in the Narasimha
Temple at Ahobilam in Andhra Pradesh, taken by an unknown
photographer in c.1870, from the Archaeological Survey of India
Collections. Ahobilam is an important Vaishnava pilgrimage site and
the principal place of worship of Narasimha. There is one temple
complex in lower Ahobilam, seen in this view, and another in upper
Ahobilam. The temples were begu…