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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

central excavation for the shrine, usually about twenty feet square, with attached cells or apartments for priests, two, four, and six respectively in number, each about sixteen feet square. The teniples

PSM V41 D042 Temples of kylas in ellora india.jpg

Fig. 4.—The Temples of Kylas Ellora, India. (From a drawing by M. Albert Tissandier.)

of Pandu Lena, constructed, according to the inscriptions they bear, about 129 B. c, are remarkable for the profusion and perfec-