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Elephanta 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 Oct 05, 2018 07:04 AM History
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An island in the Sea of Oman is home to the "City of Caves", where an important assemblage of rock-cut art dating to the fifth through eighth centuries and linked to the cult of Shiva may be found.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/312948560

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sanctuary (religious center), cave

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Elephanta Caves: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/312948560> [accessed: 13 November 2019]

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