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On the Loss of Cultural Heritage in Quake-Ravaged Nepal

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Fig. 6.
The Maru-ṭol step well may have pre-existed and conditioned the placement of Kāṣṭhamaṇḍapa or possibly was constructed in tandem with it according to the Nepalese practice of pairing a water source with a hostel.

Photograph Mary Slusser, 1966.