Latina (architecture)

For other uses, see Latina (disambiguation).

Latina is the most common type northern Indian Shikhara (tower or spire on top of a shrine), comprising a single curvilinear projection formed by superimposing horizontal slabs of stone. The two variant and more elaborate northern Indian towers; the Sekhari and the Bhumija towers are based on the Latina plan.[1]


  1. "bhumija (Indian architecture)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-12-30.


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