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Pandya: Chidambaram, Great Mandapa, Elephant

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Pandya: Chidambaram, Great Mandapa, Elephant
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Chola, Pandya, etc.;architecture;stone sculpture;book scan
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.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1859


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