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Chola: Tanjore. Brihadesvara Temple. Detail

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dc.contributor.authorFrederic, Louis
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T01:42:40Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T01:42:40Z
dc.date.created1959
dc.identifierANUA 682-1847
dc.identifier.otherIM-1008
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176843
dc.descriptionThis niche is decorated with pilasters in the characteristic Chola style
dc.descriptionit contains a statue of Durga standing on the head of the buffalo which she has just defeated. On the wall, to the left and right, are representations of Siva. The pose of Durga is hieratic
dc.descriptionshe holds Visnu's emblem, the disc and the conch. From this time onwards the disc, which was previously seen in profile, is represented full-face. The lower face of the baldaquin seems to imitate carved timber work. The niche is surmounted by a miniature gopuram.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectChola, Pandya, etc.
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectstone sculpture
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleChola: Tanjore. Brihadesvara Temple. Detail
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Frederic, L. Indian Temples & Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1959. Illus. 212. p.249
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T01:42:40Z
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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