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Bharhut: Part of a Vedika

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dc.contributor.authorFrederic, Louis
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh)
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-24T05:11:46Z
dc.date.available2019-05-24T05:11:46Z
dc.date.created1959
dc.identifierANUA 682-248
dc.identifier.otherIA-330
dc.identifier.otherIA-330
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/163026
dc.descriptionOnly fragments of the vedika are still in existence, The upright posts of this railing were decorated with carvings and medallions: with motifs and scenes from the life of the Buddha, Crosspieces and upright posts were fitted with pegs and grooves, copying previous techniques in wood, Many inscriptions on upright posts, Lotus and sun motifs on medallions, Human and animal figures on corners of posts, At top right a half medallion shows the Buddha and his charioteer, Channa, Two makaras (mythical animals like crocodiles) back to back, form a frieze,
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: Part of a Vedika
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesFrom Frederic, L, Indian Temples & Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1959, illus, 18, p, 64
dc.date.updated2019-05-24T05:11:46Z
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.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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