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Mahasthangarh: Jahaj Ghata (uncertain date, probably of the Pala period c 756-1143 CE)


Mahasthangarh: Bairagir Bhita (c 756-1143 CE)


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Dibar Dighi: Kaivarta Pillar (late 11th century)


Kutila Mura: view of

lined stupa


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(left) Mainamati: Kutila Mura, general plan of structures


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(right) Mainamati: Bronze replica of stupa


(left) Itakhola Mura: plan of shrine


(right) Mainamati: Itakhola Mura, plan of vihara (c 7th century CE)


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Rupban Mura: view of central shrine (c 7th

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century CE)


Salban Vihara: view of central shrine (c 8th

century CE)


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(left) Salban Vihara: transformed oblong central shrine


(right) Mainamati:

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Salban Vihara, plan


(left) Mainamati: Rupban Mura, plan of vihara and shrine


(right) Mainamati: Bhoja Vihara, plan of central shrine (c 7th-8th century CE)


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(right) Savar: view of vihara- the so-called Harish Chandra Rajar Bari (7th-8th century CE)


(bottom) Salvan Vihara: terrocatta plaques from (south-west ground wall). Photo: MH Rashid (1956)



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(left) Paharpur: plan of monastery


(right) Char-Patra Mura: general plan of Hindu Temple


(bottom) Paharpur: terracotta plaques from upper terrace of shrine. Photo: MH Rahsid (1956)



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Barakar 4th Temple (c 8th

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century)


(left) Puruliya Rekh

Deul, Banda


(right) A sculptured temple- form, Dept of Archaeology and Museums (c 7th century CE)



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(left) Bankura: Bahulara Siddhesvara Temple

(c 10th-11th century)


(right) Bronze Temple, Jhewari, Chittagong



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