Wall Carving, Ajanta Cave Complex

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Prashanth Gopalan
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published on 08 September 2015
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Wall carving in one of the inner caves of the Ajanta cave complex, an ancient Buddhist monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Aurangabad District of Maharashtra, India.

Originally built in approximately the 2nd century BCE, with additional caves added in subsequent centuries, the Ajanta cave complex contains some of the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian and Buddhist religious art and architecture in the Indian subcontinent.

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Gopalan, P. (2015, September 08). Wall Carving, Ajanta Cave Complex. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4060/wall-carving-ajanta-cave-complex/

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