KARLI , a
See also:village of
See also:British India, in the
See also:district of the Bombay
See also:presidency, famous for its
See also:rock caves . Pop . (1901), 903 . The
See also:great cave of Karli is said by Fergusson to be without exception the largest. and finest chaitya cave in India; it was excavated at a
See also:time when the
See also:style was in its greatest purity, and is splendidly preserved . The great chaitya
See also:hall is 126 ft. long, 45 ft . 7 in. wide, and about 46 ft. high . A
See also:row of ornamental columns rises on either side to the ribbed
See also:teak roof, and at the far end of the
See also:nave is a massive dagoba . Dating from the beginning of the Christian era or earlier, this cave has a wooden roof, which repeats the
See also:pattern of the walls, and which Fergusson considers to be
See also:part of the
See also:original design . Since
See also:wood rapidly deteriorates in India owing to the
See also:climate and the ravages of
See also:white ants, the state of preservation of this roof is remarkable .
KARL HESS (1801–1874)
KARLOWITZ, or CARLOWITZ (Hungarian, Karloeza; Croat...
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