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Mahishasuramardhini’s stone engraving found in Telangana

The fourth century stone engraving was unearthed while the area was being dig up for constructing a canal for agricultural purposes. 

Published: 12th October 2021 12:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2021 12:26 PM   |  A+A-

“The engraving bears a lot of archaeological and historical significance and represents the Vishnukundin style of art and iconography,” pointed out the experts.

“The engraving bears a lot of archaeological and historical significance and represents the Vishnukundin style of art and iconography,” pointed out the experts.

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A centuries-old stone engraving of Goddess Mahishasuramardhini was unearthed on the outskirts of Pangal, a temple town, in Nalgonda district on Monday, October 11, 2021. The fourth-century stone engraving was unearthed while the area was being dug up for constructing a canal for agricultural purposes. 

Dr E Sivanagireddy Sthapathi, an archaeologist and CEO of Pleach India Foundation, along with Dr D Suryakumar, a Nalgonda-based Epigraphist and historian, examined the historic piece. “The engraving bears a lot of archaeological and historical significance and represents the Vishnukundin style of art and iconography,” pointed out the experts.



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