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Necklace - Banjara Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Torc-style necklace of silver, twisted and with wire wrapping at ends. Rigid hook at front to connect ends, and with a single Indian 25 Paise coin mounted near each side of clasp, with pendant silver beads. Suspended from the ends, near the clasp, are two large triangular ornaments of silver openwork, from which are suspended short lengths of silver chain terminating in silver spheres. Coins date from 1982 and 1988.
Date: 1988/2000
Creator: Banjara Peoples

Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Long necklace basket-weave links on which are strung tubular silver beads and mounted Indian coins. Center section composed of three larger coins, each with three pendant coins, from which hang small fringes of chain and spheres. No clasp, long flat strip at back. 16 single coins are 25 Paise from India, various dates from 1976 to 1988; 2 pendants are 50 Paise from India, dates obscured by mounts; 1 pendant is a 1979 1 Rupee from India; The 9 smaller pendant coins below main pendants are 25 Paise coins from India, dated from 1975 to 1987.
Date: 1987/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples

Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. "Bib" style necklace with 4-strand black yarn necklace with silver slide at back. Front bib of silver beads mounted in vertical bands into a "fan" form, from which hang a fringe of 11 polished cowrie(?) shells, with a further fringe of pendant chains and spheres hanging from each shell.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples

Prayer Hall

Description: The view moves from the exterior to the interior of the granite prayer hall. The entrance is topped with an arched panel above the lintel and a stupa can be seen through the opening which includes carved figures flanking the doorway.
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Date: unknown

Prayer Hall

Description: The view shows the foyer and a general lateral view with arch, beam and wall decorations including carved colossal elephants.
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Prayer Hall, relief sculpture

Description: The relief sculpture detail in the foyer of the prayer hall is seen in this view. The figures are a standing man and a standing woman. The man's right hand is on the shoulder of the woman.
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Date: unknown

Prayer Hall, sculptures

Description: The interior of the prayer hall includes relief carvings and decorations with a sculpture of an elephant reaching out into the space in the round. In the far corner is a standing couple.
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Date: unknown

Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex

Description: The engaged columns of Rajarajeshvara temple depict various aspects of Shiva. Many human figures rest in carved windows. Several mythological animals decorate the pillars.
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Date: 1012/1044
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Rajarajeshvara Temple Complex

Description: A stone carved wall depicting various aspects of Shiva. There are many human figures that can be seen resting in carved windows. Several mythological animals can be seen resting on top of the windows. Human figures have various stance and movements.
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Date: 1012/1044
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