TIMELINE & SIX BEAUTIES AMONG THE TERRA COTTA TEMPLES OF BENGAL
Timeline of grand creations
Please see the enlarged view of the 'Timeline' to go through the notes.
I have prepared a timeline for the best looking terracotta temples of Bengal. Five are in West Bengal and one is in Bangla Desh. These temples have been constructed over a period of 150 years. The artwork is exquisite and storytelling in the panels
Shyam Rai Temple. Bishnupur,Dt : Bankura. Mallaraj Raghunath Singha. 1694 AD. Also Known as : Pancha Ratna Temple.
Kesto Rai Temple. Bishnupur,Dt : Bankura. Mallaraj Raghunath Singha. 1655 AD. Also known as : Jor Bangla Temple.
Ananta Basudeva Temple. Bansberia,Dt : Hooghly. 'Raja-Mahasai' Rameswar Debroy. 1679 AD.
MadanMohan Temple. Bishnupur,Dt : Bankura. Mallaraj Durjan Singha. 1694 AD.
Kantaji's Temple. Dinajpur,Bangladesh. Raja Prannath Roy and Rja Ramnath Roy. 1722-1752 AD. ( Photo borrowed from a reference book on Kantaji's temple)
RadhaGovindajiu's Temple. Antpur,Dt : Hooghly. Dewan Krisnaram Mitra. 1786 AD.