upper courses were also preserved on the south side. Pillars of the front door, one pillar
of the south door and the outward pillars of the pradakshina marga were also standing.
A part of the floor of the mandapa as well as the garbhagriha had
been broken up. Outside the gudha mandapa was the flooring of the Meghanada Mandapa
constructed by Bhimadeva Il, B. K. Thapar of the Department of Archaeology, Government of
India, conducted a short but intensive excavation there and brought to light abundant
evidence of the material remains of the earlier temples buried below.