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Ajanta Caves

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 29, 2018 06:39 PM History
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The Ajanta Caves are among the earliest Buddhist cave monuments and date from the second and first centuries B.C. During the Gupta period (fifth and sixth centuries A.D.), additional decorated caves were added to the group.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/308085066

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sanctuary (religious center), cave

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The Ajanta Caves were enrolled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.


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Jeffrey Becker, 'Ajanta Caves: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/308085066> [accessed: 09 December 2019]

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