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The Chola temples

C. Sivaramamurti

The Chola temples

Tañjāvūr, Gaṅgaikoṇḍachoḷapuram & Dārāsuram

by C. Sivaramamurti

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Published by Dept. of Archaeoloy, India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temples, Hindu -- India -- Tamil Nadu,
  • Architecture, Chola

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 46).

    Statementby C. Sivaramamurti.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6007.T35 S58 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p., xiv p. of plates :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23557396M
    LC Control Number2009436113

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