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Bharhut: Vriksini

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dc.contributor.authorFrederic, Louis
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh)
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-24T05:11:37Z
dc.date.available2019-05-24T05:11:37Z
dc.date.created1959
dc.identifierANUA 682-246
dc.identifier.otherIA-328
dc.identifier.otherIA-328
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/163024
dc.descriptionThis seems to be a tree deity, holding on to a branch with her uplifted arm, just like the Buddha's mother giving birth, The details of the hair styles are clearer here: the women wear long tresses into which they have fixed flowers and leaves, The face is still expressionless: There are clear indiactions of tattooing, half-moons, ribbons and little diamonds, The hair is braided with two fillets of decorated material, As in present day India, fashion seems to demand that women should have low foreheads, The custom of plaits still exists also, The breasts are here uncovered,
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectBharhut
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectstone sculpture
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleBharhut: Vriksini
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesFrom: Frederic, L Indian Temples & Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1959, Ills, 22, p, 67
dc.date.updated2019-05-24T05:11:36Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
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