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Left half of the Mahanavami Dibba or throne platform, Vijayanagara

Photograph of the left half of the Mahanavami
Dibba or throne platform at Vijayanagara, from the Archaeological
Survey of India Collections, c.1880. The ruins of Vijayanagara are
divided into two main groups, the sacred centre and the royal
centre. The Mahanavami Dibba is situated in the Royal centre. It is
a multi-storeyed granite platform covered with remarkable reliefs
depicting various aspects…