8th century Kannada inscription on victory pillar at Pattadakal - Chalukya dynasty - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalukya_dynasty#/media/File:8th_century_Kannada_inscription_on_victory_pillar_at_Pattadakal.jpg
PATTADAKAL, India: was the capital of the Chalukya dynasty in Southern India. The Chalukyas built 10 temples here through the 9th century, including a Jain sanctuary. 4 temples were built in Chalukya Dravidian (pyramid-shaped) style, 4 in the style of Northern India, & the Papanatha temple in Vesara (mixed) style. Pattadakal is the birthplace of the Vesara style.