Ajanta Caves, panorama from the vantage of the first caves

Dublin Core

Title

Ajanta Caves, panorama from the vantage of the first caves

Subject

Religions-Buddhism; Religions-Sites
Ajanta Caves; Buddhist Caves

Description

Standing near the first caves, one sees a series of caves carved out of the rocky hilllside. Some caves functioned as viharas or monasteries, while others were built as chaityas or prayer halls.

Date

2nd century BCE - 7th century CE
2003-01

Contributor

Benton, Cathy
Lake Forest College

Rights

Copyright: April 2003 Cathy Benton. Images and content on this site are available for educational and research purposes, provided due recognition is given to the author. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond fair use requires the written permission of the photographer.

Relation

cbind0008; cbind0016; cbind0017

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

cbind0001

Coverage

India
Maharashtra (state), Ajanta (inhabited place)
7001495

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Physical Dimensions

1280 w x 960 h

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/d2ae37875c9c4d3409404406ced18f2a.jpg

Citation

“Ajanta Caves, panorama from the vantage of the first caves,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3699.