Distinction in Indian Iconography [Figs. 83-91]

Published: 27.01.2012


The paper was published in Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute 20 (S.K. De Felicitation Volume), Poona 1960, pp. 164-248.


 

Distinction in Indian Iconography

Figures 83-91:

83.

Skanda. From Suhania, now in the Gwalior Museum. Same piece as in fig. 19. - § 48.

84.

Female figure (iconography as in the case of fig. 3, but padma instead of nīlotpala). Deogarh (pillar in front of the southern door-way of temple No. 12). - §§ 6, 48.

85.

Female figure. From Suhania, now in the Gwalior Museum. - §§ 48, 60.

86.

Ambikā. Deogarh (detached socle of a pillar lying near temple No. 1). - § 48.

87.

Vegetable forms on lower door-jamb. Deogarh (temple No. 31). - §§ 6, 48.

88.

Narasiṁha (simplified drawing). G. Jouveau-Dubreuil, Archeologie du Sud de l'Inde, Tome II: Iconographie, Pl. XXVI. - § 6.

89.

Śiva's Ligodbhavamūrti (simplified drawing). Ambar-Māgāam. Rao, II, I, Pl. XIV, Fig. 2. - § 6.

90.

Śaiva ascetic. Gwalior (Telī-kā-mandir, wall-figure No. 9). In the drawing, the vegetable character of the trident is slightly exaggerated. - §§ 48, 70.

91.

Śaiva ascetic. Gwalior (Telī-kā-mandir, wall-figure No. 26). - §§ 1, 70.


Additional Note:

Deogarh, Dhaura, Chandpur, Dudahi, Siron are situated in the Jhansi District; Būḍhī Chanderī, Golakot, Indor in the Guna District; Padhavli and Suhania in the Morena District; Pavaya and Naresar in the Gird District; Gyaraspur in the Bhilsa District; Kota in the Shivpuri District; Jhalrapatan in the Jhalavar District. For details refer to the following publications:

Cunningham, A.:

A.S.I. X, Report of Tours in Bundelkhand and Malva in 1874-75 and 1876-77, Calcutta 1880.

Patil, D.R.:

The Descriptive and Classified List of Archaeological Monuments in Madhya Bharat, Gwalior 1952.

Trivedi, H.V.:

The Bibliography of Madhya-Bhārata Archaeology, Pt. I, Gwalior 1953.

The wall-figures of temple No. 12 at Deogarh, of the Tell-kā-mandir at Gwalior, and of the Gargaj Mahādev temple at Indor have been numbered clockwise (pradakiānusārea). The spurious slab on the south side of the Tell-kā-mandir is included as No. 11; the two Kṣetrapālas to the left and right of the door-way of the Gargaj Mahādev temple are not counted. The three last-mentioned temples are early medieval. - Deogarh temples Nos. 1-31 and the quoted monuments at Dudahi, Siron, Būḍhī Chanderī and Golakot are Jain.

Sources

Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute 20 (1960)

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