It is ancient, starting around 600 AD.
Bateshwar is a remote area in Chambal river ravine, north of Gwalior and east of Morena in Madhya Pradesh. Spread over 25 acres, it offers an astonishing view of 80 temples now restored, out of 200 in ruin.
An amazing, amazing labour of love of both the creators over millennium ago and the restorers of recent decades ! And this great photo essay here, introducing the panorama and exposing its details.
via The Rebirth of Bateshwar – India’s Largest Jigsaw Puzzle