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Kailasanatha, Dome of the Vimana

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dc.contributor.authorFrederic, Louis
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Ellora Caves, Maharashtra)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T01:09:29Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T01:09:29Z
dc.date.created1959
dc.identifierANUA 682-1430
dc.identifier.otherIM-496
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176425
dc.descriptionThis dome belongs to the same type as that of the Kailasanatha
dc.descriptionit is octagonal and has, on each of the four corners of the platform on which the dome rests, a carved Nandin. The sanctuary has three receding storeys, decorated with miniature models of buildings and supported by Dravidian-type pilasters. The base of each side of the dome is decorated with a kudu. The roof of each storey has friezes carved with animals. The finial of the dome has disappeared.
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, Dome of the Vimana
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Frederic, L. Indian Temples & Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1959. Illus. 146, p. 176.
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T01:09:29Z
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.
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