Roof of Kailasa Temple, Ellora

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 25 February 2016
Roof of Kailasa Temple, Ellora

The mandapa (hallway) roof and three-storey vimana tower with its octagonal dome of the Kailasa temple at Ellora, central India. The 32 metre high temple was dedicated to Shiva and was built in the 8-9th centuries CE.

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Dalbéra, J. (2016, February 25). Roof of Kailasa Temple, Ellora. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4566/

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Roof of Kailasa Temple, Ellora." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 25, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4566/.

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Roof of Kailasa Temple, Ellora." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 25 Feb 2016. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

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