The Irrigation and Water Supply Systems of Vijayanagara
In This Book, The Author Explores How, With A Unique Mixture Of Science And Art, The Vijayanagara Kings Mastered And Controlled The Water Available To Provide For The Many And Varied Needs Of The Population, Both Urban And Agricultural. There Is Also A Relevance To The Wider Issues Concerning The Development Of Hydraulic Technology In General And Particularly In The Context Of Urban Settlement.
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The City of Vijayanagara
Observations in the Field 1 Domestic Supply
Observations in the Field 2 Agricultural Supply
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Achyuta Raya Anegundi anicut ARASI Archaeological Survey Basavanna canal Bellary Bellary district Bijapur built bund Calukya canal flowing chunam close-up complex conduit constructed domestic supply domestic water downstream face east enclosure epigraphical evidence excavation Hampi Harihara Hemakutam hill Hiriya anicuts Hiriya canal Hospet Hosuru inscription irrigated valley irrigation Kamalapuram tank Kampli Kelsall king Krsnadeva Raya located Madras Malapuram Mallappannagudi masonry Matanga Matanga Parvatam Mysore Nagaraja Nagaraja Rao nayakas northeast open channel open tank outcrop perennial water plan and section Plaster-lined plastered political Queen's Bath Raichur districts rainwater collection tank raised channel Raya canal revetting right bank river Royal Centre Sandur Sastri section VRP Sewell side silt sixteenth century A.D. slabs South India southwest Stein stone suggest supply features Tungabhadra Dam Tungabhadra river Urban Core urban settlement Vallabhapuram view to north view to northwest view to west Vijayanagara period village wall water features weir