these ends in view, three trenches were laid out: (i) across the garbhagriha, north-south,
(h) across the mandapa, north-south and (iii) longitudinal, across the garbhagriha and the
mandapa, east-west. Within these cuttings, the results achieved have been quite definitive
and it has been possible to reconstruct, with some conviction, the essentials of the
Two structural phases preceded the
construction of Kumarapala (A.D. 1169) although there are indications to prove the
existence of a still earlier structural activity. But the evidence revealed is so
fragmentary that they have not been classed separately.