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Kailasanatha temple from the southeast. c. 750-850.

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dc.contributor.authorZimmer, Heinrich Robert
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Ellora Caves, Maharashtra)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T01:08:16Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T01:08:16Z
dc.date.created1955
dc.identifierANUA 682-1415
dc.identifier.otherIM-485
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176410
dc.descriptionThe profile of the building, with its central spires somewhat above the summits of the roofs of the mandapa, and Nandi porch, seems to follow the actual contour of the real Mt. Kailasa in the Himalayas. The dependence of the architect. form on Pallava prototypes is especially evident in the terraced spire that has for its ultimate model the Dhramaraja [sic] rath at Mamallapuram. Characteristic of this Dravidian style are the replicas or refrains of the finial on the lower levels of the terraced pyramid. Actually, the arrangement of sanctuary, porches, and Nandi pavilion is distinctly reminiscent of the Virupaksha temple at Pattadakal ...(Rowland p. 184)
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectDeccan-- Western Cave Temples-- Ellora-- Kailasanatha Temple
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleKailasanatha temple from the southeast. c. 750-850.
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: H. Zimmer, The Art of Indian Asia. New York, Pantheon Books, 1955, ill. 204
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T01:08:15Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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