Somnathpur Frieze.

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From the James Burt Milne Archaeological Site Tours Collection Collection Collection
Part of Art Treasures Tour of Southern India. Parent record level Series

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Somnathpur Frieze.


The Keshave temple at Somnathpur, erected by Somnatha, a Hoysala general during the reign of Narasimha III. It is one of the most completely preserved Hindu temples of the period [13th century CE]. The temple is decitcated to Lord Vishnu, and has three sanctuaries round a central hall.

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04 March 1992

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Reproduction for University of St Andrews exhibition, publication, research and promotion. Any external or commercial use to be approved/managed by artist or estate, which can be facilitated by Special Collections.

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Image Courtesy of the University of St Andrews Library, ID JBM-32-2-80

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