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Mohini with a parrot. From Cakresvara Temple, Sopara, near Bombay. Late 11th cent. c.

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Mohini with a parrot. From Cakresvara Temple, Sopara, near Bombay. Late 11th cent. c.
Author(s): Kramrisch, Stella
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Deccan-- Chalukya Dynasty-- Ittagi, Gadag, Alampur, Lakkundi and mis. sculpture, Chalukya
stone sculpture
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Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: The heavily bejewelled image of this Apsaras [sic] represents the last phase of creative monumental stone sculpture in the Deccan. Separately articulated volumes are joined and superimposed. They cohere by the rhythmic pose which holds the mood of the image. The image has also been identified as Yoganidra or Rambha. The flowers are an offering. -- 4 ft. high.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176587
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1592

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