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HARAPPAN CIVILIZATION

  One of the most fascinating yet mysterious cultures of the ancient world is the Harappan civilization. This culture existed along the Indus River in present day Pakistan.  It was named after the city of Harappa which it was centered around.  Harappa...

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KERALA MURAL PAINTING

QUTB-MINAR

Qutb-Minar in red and buff standstone is the highest tower in India. It has a diameter of 14.32 m at the base and about 2.75 m on the top with a height of 72.5 m.Qutbu’d-Din Aibak laid the foundation...

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KONARK SUN TEMPLE

    Sun Temple of Konark, built in the middle of 13th century, is a massive conception of artistic magnificence and engineering dexterity. King Narasimhadeva I, the great ruler of the Ganga dynasty had built this temple, with the...

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BODHISATTVA PADMAPANI

    The Ajanta Caves caves have been described by the government Archaeological Survey of India as “the finest surviving examples of Indian art, particularly painting,” and consists of about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments dating from approximately the 2nd century BCE...

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KERALA TRADITION

HOYSALA ARCHITECTURE

  Hoysala architecture is the building style developed under the rule of the Hoysala Empire between the 11th and 14th centuries, in the region known today as Karnataka, a state of India. Hoysala influence was at its peak in the 13th century, when it...

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AJANTA CAVES, MAHARASHTRA

    The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BC to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and rock cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly...

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INDIAN MURAL

MATTANCHERRY MURAL

The importance of the palace lies in its mural paintings which belong to an exclusive school of artists, whose technique and workmanship is considerably different from the other schools of Indian art. These murals are in the best tradition...

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