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Banaras: crude Vishnu

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Banaras: crude Vishnu
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Hindu images: Household Images
architecture
sculpture
slide set
Description: This crude representation of Vishnu is a side shrine in a temple in Baranas, just across from the Golden Temple. The bars across the figure are part of a screen door in front of the image to keep pilgrims back when no priest is present. A small fire offering is burning on the stand in front of the doorway. This is typical of the inner shrine of a temple.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196210
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3824

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