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Tirunavanai Kovil: Jambukesvara, Nayaka pillar

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Title: Tirunavanai Kovil: Jambukesvara, Nayaka pillar
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Nayaka Dynasty
architecture
stone sculpture
book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: The shaft is proportionately short but the capital assumes enormous proportions and divides into arms and brackets decorated with fantastic beasts and tear-drop pendentives. These gigantic pillars actually support nothing. The roof is flat and is usually formed of slabs of stone laid side by side or, as here, of corrugated iron.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176958
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1958

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