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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

Pattadakal Temple Complex

Description: This view shows the monolithic bull in profile.
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Date: 0700~/0799~
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Pattadakal Temple Complex

Description: This view shows the Jambulinga and Galaganatha temples. The view is east, northeast.
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Date: 0700~/0799~
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Pattadakal Temple Complex

Description: This close detail view shows the Virupaksha Temple's Bull Pavilion with its relief of a gatekeeper.
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Date: 0700~/0799~

Pattadakal Temple Complex

Description: This close detail shows the Mallikarjuna Temple's central facade with its tower.
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Date: 0700~/0799~
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Peerless Pool in Fatehpur Sikri Palace Complex

Description: The water feature is geometric and includes surrounding steps. Beyond the pools is a building with many compartments open to the exterior.
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Date: 1571/1585~
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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: This view shows the richly carved surface of the foyer walls.
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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

Description: The view rakes upward to show the carved details of the wall surface and the architectural detail.
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Date: unknown

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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Pulpit, Basilica of Bom Jesus

Description: The pulpit detail shows the intricate carving with its gold leaf and pale pink paint.
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Date: 1594/1605
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Pulpit, Basilica of Bom Jesus

Description: The base of the pulpit is decorated with figures and foliage and covered in gold leaf and pink paint.
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Date: 1594/1605
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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: This second, inner gateway's bottom left edge is shown in close detail. Figures and animals are carved in both low and high relief. The surface is richly patterned.
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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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St. Francis Xavier Adoring the Cross, Basilica of Bom Jesus

Description: This carved sculpture depicts St. Francis Xavier as he adores the cross in his raised right hand. The sculpture is painted in several colors with richly carved details.
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Date: 1594/1605
Item Type: Artwork