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Ajanta Caves (sacred site)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'20215 General view looking east. Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/91
Scope and Contents

Exterior photograph showing many cave entrances, some pillared, and the approach path and top of the hillside in which they are situated. Taken from across the path.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'20219 Interior Cave 19 / Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/92
Scope and Contents

Photograph of an interior. The supporting pillars and part of the ceiling vault are visible, as are stone carvings in niches in a frieze at its base. The central monument is featured.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21775 Panel on Ceiling of Shrine. Cave no 1. Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/93
Scope and Contents

Photograph showing a painted frieze depicting several goose-like birds, and flowers.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21777 Ceiling of Cave no. 1 / Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/94
Scope and Contents

Photograph showing c. 16 painted ceiling panels. Mostly fruit and floral designs with some figures depicted.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Photograph album boxes: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21780 Interior of Chaidya XIX / Ajanta Caves', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/95
Scope and Contents

Photograph of an interior. The supporting pillars and part of the ceiling vault are visible, as are stone carvings in a frieze at its base. The central monument is featured.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21785 Flying figure on Verandah left door. Viharra no. XVII / Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/96
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a wall painting showing several flying figures.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21786 Left of door Viharra XVII / Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/97
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a wall painting above a doorway, depicting two deities in a bed. Attendants are in the next 'room'.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Photograph album boxes: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21788 Ceiling of Shrine. Cave no 1 / Ajanta', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/98
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a painted ceiling medallion.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'21795 Detail of Pillars etc. Exterior Viharra [sic] no 1 / Ajanta caves', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/101
Scope and Contents

Exterior photograph of the pillared entrance to a cave. The carved capitals and 2 orders of friezes above them are visible.

Dates: 1945
 Item — EMF Oversize photographs: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'[59134 crossed out] 21793 Pathway Outside Chaityas X + IX / Ajanta Caves', 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/100
Scope and Contents

Exterior photograph of the hillside. Two carvings of figures in relief are visible as is part of an arched doorway.

Dates: 1945

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