Rock temple

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Rock temples (or speos) are temples carved from solid rock.

Rock temples are often found in Egypt and western India, such as those at Ellora and Elephanta.


 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "Rock Temples". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne.