Murals of Ajanta Cave

Illustration

Dola RC
by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 27 October 2015
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Some of the finest works of art were created in the Ajanta Caves (Maharashtra, India) between 2nd century BCE and 6th century CE. The walls of the cave are covered with murals like this. Apart from distinctive forms, clear lines and vivid tones the presence of perspective is notable. The scene is taken from one of the Jataka tales.

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Dalbéra, J. (2015, October 27). Murals of Ajanta Cave. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4144/murals-of-ajanta-cave/

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Murals of Ajanta Cave." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 27, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4144/murals-of-ajanta-cave/.

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Murals of Ajanta Cave." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Oct 2015. Web. 17 Oct 2021.