Archive: julian huxley gives his impressions of the major monuments of indian rock-cut architecture.
Sunan, china - the matisi grottoes cover about 100 square meters in sunan, a yugur ethnic autonomous county 600 kilometers from lanzhou mati means horse hoof and si means temple the 21 caves are arranged in seven stories [ photo by chen xi/for china daily] rock art south africa belafrique your personal.
Ancient cave architects: a study of relatively unknown caves in the garbhagiri hills dr shreekant jadhav superintendent of excavations dept of archaeology deccan college, pune-411 006 future of the past, icts mini workshop, november 22-26, 2011 mangalore.
Indian rock-cut architecture is more various and found in greater abundance than any other form of rock-cut architecture around the world rock-cut architecture is the practice of creating a structure by carving it out of solid natural rock rock that is not part of the structure is removed until the only rock left is the architectural. The caves, temples and monasteries that were built by cutting rocks are grouped as rock-cut architecture let's trace the history and development of rock-cut architecture in india.
On the rock-cut temples of india by james fergusson, esq there are few objects of antiquarian researchthat have attracted more attention from the learned in europe, than the history and pur- poses of the cave temples of india, but if we except the still unex- plained antiquities of mexico, i know none.