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Pandya: Chidambaram, Great Mandapa, Elephant

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Title: Pandya: Chidambaram, Great Mandapa, Elephant
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Chola, Pandya, etc.
architecture
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Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Portrayed in natural size in low relief on the walls of the "mandapa of a thousand pillars". Lower left, frieze of dancers and musicians. This elephant, which appears to have seized someone in its trunk might be a dvarapala, or door-guardian.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176855
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1859

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