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Chola:Sacred Bronzes Of Southern India
Chola:Sacred Bronzes Of Southern India
 
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Author : Vidya Dehejia, & John Eskenazi
Publisher : Royal Academy Books
ISBN# : 978-1-903973-83-7
Pages : 155
Price :INR 995
Offer Price:INR 886
 
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Book Description
Between the ninth and the thirteenth centuries, the Chola dynasty was the dominant cultural, artistic, religious, and political force in southern India. Though relatively unknown in the West, Chola bronzes are widely considered to be not only among the very finest works of Indian sculptural art, but the finest examples of bronze casting ever created. Among the exquisite examples here are the Hindu gods Shiva, Vishnu, and Ganesh, and a portrayal of Krishna dancing on the serpent Kaliyaone of only two in existence. This sumptuous book includes essays exploring how and why these objects came to be made, and the role they played within Hinduism and Chola culture.
 
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