Cave 19, Ajanta, Deccan

Illustration

by Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay
published on 20 May 2015

The chaitya facade of Cave 19, Ajanta, north-west Deccan, India. The columned porch, cushion column capitals, and ornate decorative sculpture are typical of Gupta architecture (4-6th century CE). The relief panels show scenes from the life of Buddha.

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