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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.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


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: 04 August 2020]

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