A History of Far Eastern Art, 5th Ed.

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Chapter 9 : Early Medieval Hindu Art in South and Central India

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Plate 256 — Kia-0924
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Draupadi, Arjuna, Bhima & Dharmaraja Rathas, view NE
Plate 257 — Kia-0931a
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Draupadi ratha, Total from front
Plate 257 — Kia-0931b
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Draupadi & Arjuna rathas, total, from front left
Plate 258 — Kia-0931c
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Arjuna ratha, total from front
Plate 258 — Dva-4009
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Title: Pandava Cave Temples: Arjuna Ratha
Description: South side, detail -- deities in niches
Plate 259 — Kia-0930
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Dharmaraja Ratha, detail: reliefs, including figures
Plate 259 — Kia-0928
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Title: Five Pandava Temples (Panch Rathas)
Description: Dharmaraja Ratha, total, view ESE
Plate 260 — Kia-0920
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Title: Descent of the Ganges (Ganga) or Arjuna's Penance
Description: Relief, quasi-total
Plate 261 — Dva-10003
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Title: Descent of the Ganges (Ganga) or Arjuna's Penance
Description: detail: buck and doe
Plate 261 — Dva-0363
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Title: Descent of the Ganges
Plate 262 — Dva-0364
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Title: Descent of the River Ganga
Description: Close up detail of two elephants
Plate 265 — Kia-0609
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Title: Badami: Cave 2
Description: Relief panel of Vishnu as Cosmic Boar (Varaha) rescuing the Earth Goddess (Prithvi) & frieze of dwarfs (ganas), below
Plate 266 — Kia-0942
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Title: Shore Temple
Description: Total, small & large towers, S side from S with remains of stone courtyard
Plate 269 — Kia-0746
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Title: Pattadakal Temple Complex
Description: Mallikarjuna Temple, view NW
Plate 269 — Kia-0750
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Title: Pattadakal Temple Complex
Description: Virupaksha Temple, Shiva on corner of W side, N end
Plate 269 — Kia-0756
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Title: Pattadakal Temple Complex
Description: Virupaksha Temple complex, Bull Pavilion (Nandi Mandapa), monolithic bull, total from front, view E
Plate 269 — Kia-0755
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Title: Pattadakal Temple Complex
Description: Virupaksha Temple complex, Bull Pavilion (Nandi Mandapa), total, view ESE
Plate 269 — Kia-0748
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Title: Pattadakal Temple Complex
Description: Virupaksha Temple (Lokeshvara Temple), ca.745, comm. by the senior Queen Lokamahadevi of Vikramaditya II (r. 733-45) to commemorate victories over the Pallava rulers of Tamil Nadu. view fr W
Plate 270 — Kia-0625
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Title: Ellora: Cave 2
Description: Frontal approach through stone portal into courtyard with façade of three stories of galleries
Plate 270 — Kia-0626
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Title: Ellora: Cave 2
Description: Wide angle view; three stories of galleries facing courtyard
Plate 271 — Kia-0606
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Title: Badami: Cave 1
Description: Relief panel of Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) shown with 18 arms & accompanied by his bull mount Nandi, dancing Ganesha & drummer
Plate 271 — Kia-0607
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Title: Badami: Cave 1
Description: Guide following the dance pose of Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) for scale
Plate 272 — Kia-0813
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Title: Brihadishvara Temple Complex
Description: Brihadishvara temple, relief on N side: Shiva as Chandeshanugrahamurti (Shiva confers grace on child devotee Chandesha with Parvati at right)
Plate 274 — Kia-0644
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: Southern courtyard with obelisk (stambha), general view uphill. Nandi pavilion (nandi-mandapa) left of center
Plate 274 — Kia-0652
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: View downhill of Nandi pavilion (nandi-mandapa) left of center, obelisk (stambha) at left edge
Plate 276 — Kia-0641
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: Overview uphill from S courtyard
Plate 276 — Kia-0646
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: Obelisk (stambha, 17 m. h.) in S courtyard
Plate 276 — Kia-0672
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: SW stairway (nala), south side, pictorial narrative-epic, Ramayana, from southern India, main portion
Plate 277 — Kia-0654
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: Pillared hall (gudha-mandapa), lower story, detail: elephants bearing large structures
Plate 279 — Kia-0679
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: N wall in N courtyard with columns & life-size elephant
Plate 281 — Kia-0661
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Title: Kailasanatha (Kailasa) Temple (Cave 16)
Description: det. sculptural group: Ravana shaking Mount Kailasa. det: Shiva & Parvati seated with dwarves, animals and attendants (upper half)
Plate 283 — Kia-0696
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Title: Great Cave, Elephanta Island
Description: Eastern courtyard, detail: colonnade with massive wall of rock above
Plate 284 — Kia-0695
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Title: Great Cave, Elephanta Island
Description: Pillared hall (mandapa), corner niche, relief panel of Ravana shaking Mt. Kailasa (Ravananugraha), total from front
Plate 285 — Kia-0686
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Title: Great Cave, Elephanta Island
Description: Pillared hall (mandapa), S wall, relief panel of Shivamahadeva (triple-faced Shiva as fierce (Aghora), serene (Tatpurusha) and blissful (Vamadeva), from left to right