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Period of the great stone temples Sikhara types Jiff tpPK: Striking revival of
Islamic architecture The Rampurva lion. front. When first discovered, the temple
had an entire chamber above the sanctum (which subsequently collapsed).
Elevation of a North Indian temple with the sekharttype of superstructure. surface
of this type of sikhara may have projections, like the latina sikhara, and be
adorned with a variety of architectural ornament. From the 10th century onward,
The sikhara, based on a stellate plan, is divided into quadrants by four latds, or
offsets, each one of which has five rows of aediculae. The large hall has three
entrance porches, one to the front and two to the sides, and walls that are richly ...
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