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Silpa-Sri : Studies in Indian Art and Culture
Silpa-Sri : Studies in Indian Art and Culture

Silpa-Sri : Studies in Indian Art and Culture

by A L Srivastava

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Language

English

Publisher

Sundeep Prakashan

ISBN

8185067295 - Year: 1990 - Pages: 327

Binding

Paperback

A L Srivastava
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Author: A L Srivastava
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
Year: 1990
Language: English
Pages: 327
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067295

Description

This is a collection of twenty-five papers of Dr A L Srivastava, throwing light on various aspects of Indian art, namely the painting, sculpture, architecture, iconography, epigraphy, numismatics and ivory.

Identification of Sri-Laksmi and her various forms in Sanchi sculpture and the origin and development of Nandyavarta symbol deserve the special attention of scholars. Welcome light has been thrown on the Pancangula in a panel of Bharhut, on the Ihamrgas in Sanchi sculpture and the like.

Contents

PREFACE

SOURCES OF MATERIAL

LIST OF PLATES

CAVE PAINTINGS

1. Prehistoric Cave-Paintings in the Sanchi-Kanakhera and Nagauri Hills

SCULPTURE
2. The Cross-Chain Ornaments in Sanchi Bas-reliefs and its Identification
3. Female Hairdos in Sanchi Sculpture
4. Amorous Couple in Sanchi Sculpture
5. Representation of a Curious Capital-Motif in Sanchi Bas-Reliefs and its Sculptural Corroboration
6. Fresh Light on a Bharhut Panel
7. A Bracket-Salabhanjika from Jankhat Near Kannauj
8. On an Auspicious Motif : Triratna, Nandipada or Nandyavarta
9. The Lalabhagat Pillar : A Reappraisal
10. Mathura : The Cradle of Indian Cult Images

ICONOGRAPHY
11. Ihamrgas : The Mythical and Fabulous Creatures in Sanchi Sculpture
12. The Identification of a Female Motif in Sanchi Sculpture
13. Various Forms of Sri-Laksmi in Sanchi Sculpture
14. Conception of RajyaLaksmi and Her Plastic Representation in Indian Art
15. A Kausambi Terracotta Plaque Representing Rajya-Laksmi

ARCHITECTURE
16. Pratoli : A Part of Ancient Indian Architecture

EPIGRAPHY
17. Use of Auspicious Motifs in Indian Epigraphs

IVORY
18. Begram Ivories and Their Allied Problems with Special Reference to Sanchi Sculptures

NUMISMATICS
19. Saivatsa Symbol on Early Indian Coins
20. On a Numismatic Symbol : Nandipada
21. Political Significance of the Legend `Lichchhavayah`
22. A Silver Coin of Chandragupta-Kumaradevi Type
23. Four Silver Punch-Marked Coins From Allahabad

LINGUISTICS
24. Names of Sanchi (Sanci)
25. Sila Vigada and Usapapite in Rummindei Pillar inscription of Asoka

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

PLATES

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