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Udayagiri: Hathi Gumpha, detail

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Udayagiri: Hathi Gumpha, detail
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Keywords: Pre-Classical Cave Temples
Eastern Cave Temples: Khandagiri-Udayagiri
stone sculpture
book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: One side of the entrance to a cell, Shows the type of wood construction used at the time, Upper storey recedes and is surrounded by a railing, The whole building is protected by a barrier enclosing a courtyard within which a tree grows, A worshipper, hands folded, functions as a bracket, and appears to support the low-relief, He has bird's tail [sic] and wings and is a sort of kinnara or mythical bird which recurs in Buddhist as well as Jaina folklore, The pillar on right [sic] carries a lion on top and an animal, ? bull, kneeling, [formerly IA-460, number crossed out and replaced with IA-431]
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-342


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