Art Across Time, 2nd ed.

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Chapter 30 : Window on the World

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Plate W3.10 — Jia-2134
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Title: Great Stupa
Description: Total, view east northeast
Plate W6.10 — Kia-0711
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Title: Dashavatara Vishnu Temple
Description: Total, view NE showing extent of platform (jagati)
Plate W6.12 — Kia-0712
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Title: Dashavatara Vishnu Temple
Description: S side, central niche, relief panel showing Vishnu reclining on Ananta (also called Shesha), the serpent of infinity (Vishnu Anantashayana)
Plate W6.13 — Kia-0715
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Title: Dashavatara Vishnu Temple
Description: Detail: W side, lintel above entrance to sanctum showing Vishnu enthroned on Ananta, the coiled serpent of infinity
Plate W6.19 — Kca-0030
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Title: Angkor: Khmer (Angkorean) capital and temple complexes
Description: Angkor Vat: Overall view
Plate W6.21 — Kca-0038
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Title: Angkor: Khmer (Angkorean) capital and temple complexes
Description: Detail of "devatas," female divinities, carved on the outer wall of NW pavilion, Angkor Vat
Plate W6.23 — Kca-0042
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Title: Angkor: Khmer (Angkorean) capital and temple complexes
Description: Angkor Thom: The Bayon. The great central mass and a section of the enclosure gallery
Plate W6.24 — Kca-0044
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Title: Angkor: Khmer (Angkorean) capital and temple complexes
Description: Angkor Thom: The Bayon. view of one of the Face Towers with depictions of the Bodhisattva
Plate W5.28 — Lpa-0026
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Title: Machu Picchu: Western Urban Sector
Description: General view N with Eastern Urban sector and terraces dropping down the eastern slope
Plate W5.17 — Kma-0123
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Title: Platform of Venus
Description: sculpture of the god "Chac mool" adjacent to Platform
Plate W5.16 — Kma-0088
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Title: Castillo
Description: Total, view W
Plate W3.13 — Jia-2137
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Title: Great Stupa
Description: North gateway, total of architraves, view north from inside
Plate W3.14 — Jia-2106
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Title: Great Stupa
Description: East gateway from outside, close detail: female nature goddess (yakshi)
Plate W4.1 — Jia-2700
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Nave, principal view with stupa, columns & vaulting
Plate W4.3 — Kia-0352
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Title: Basilica of Santa Sabina. Interior
Description: General View of Nave toward the Apse
Plate W4.6 — Kie-0107
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Title: Ajanta: Cave 17
Description: General view of carved entrances to caves
Plate W4.11 — Kie-0085
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Title: Ajanta: Cave 1
Description: Bodhisattva Padmapani holding his lotus on back wall to left of shrine antechamber
Plate W5.2 — Jmc-0010
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Title: Colossal Head, Olmec Culture
Description: Total from front
Plate W5.16 — Kma-0091
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Title: Caracol
Description: Overall view
Plate W4.4 — Jia-2710
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: right of main entrance, couple (mithuna)