Krishnalila in Terracotta Temples

Introduction The medieval brick temples of Bengal are remarkable for the intricately sculpted¬†terracotta panels¬†covering their facades. From the late 18th century,¬†this sculptural arrangement on the facade started to become standardised, especially in central and southern Bengal. Here, two-storied (at-chala) temples had large panels above the entrance arches filled with Ramayana battle scenes. On the walls … Continue reading Krishnalila in Terracotta Temples