Kailash Cave Temple, painted Shiva Nataraj

Dublin Core

Title

Kailash Cave Temple, painted Shiva Nataraj

Subject

Religions-Hinduism; Religions-Sites; Religions-Figures; Arts-Painting; Arts-Sculpture

Description

A brightly painted image on an inside pillar in the area outside the inner sanctum presents a lively image of the dancing Shiva Nataraj. In some parts of the temple, the ancient pigments seem to have been preserved, probably due to their placement in areas protected from the elements.

Date

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.

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

cbind0122

Coverage

India
Maharashtra (state), Ellora (inhabited place)
1075244

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

960 w x 1280 h

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/51c608eaa0492e4784b31f79c6a5b20a.jpg

Citation

“Kailash Cave Temple, painted Shiva Nataraj,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4282.