This is absolutely incredible, because European women started to wear high heels or platform shoes for beauty only after 1600 A.D. And this temple was built around 1250 A.D which is 350 years before that time. People from around the world have worn platform shoes for different purposes like horse riding etc., but you can see that this woman is just wearing this to look beautiful while posing for the sculptor.
Ancient Indian Women Wore High Heels 700 Years Ago!
Here is a surprising carving of Indian women wearing high heels in one of the pillars of the lepakshi temple dancing hall.
Dancing Rambha at Lepakshi
Ancient Indian Women illustrating How To Apply Makeup in this 700 year old sculpture
Indian women illustrating how to apply makeup in this 800-year-old sculpture at Lepakshi temple.