By Santha Faiia
NB These photographs were taken under great time pressure in difficult diving conditions and with poor visibility in early April 2002. They should be viewed alongside the smaller selection of photographs from the same dives that we posted earlier on the Underworld page.
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Megalithic elements of the underwater structures offshore of Mahabalipuram, southeast India.
Conjunction of megalithic and built elements in the underwater structures at Mahabalipuram. Here a clearly-defined wall built of finely-jointed mid-sized blocks adjoins a large megalithic structure.
Various smaller-scale structural elements underwater at Mahabalipuram.
Rock-hewn elements of the underwater structures at Mahabalipuram.
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