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The Temple in South Asia

The Temple in South Asia

Volume II of the proceedings of the 18th conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, London, 2005

Adam Hardy (editor)
University of Wales / 2007 / ISBN 978-0-9553924-3-6

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  • Michael W. Meister. Early architecture and its transformations: new evidence for vernacular origins for the Indian temple
  • Luca Colliva. The Apsidal temple of Taxila: traditional hypothesis and possible new interpretations
  • Anne Casile. The archaeological remains of Ramgarh Hill: a report
  • Gerard Foekema. Architectural features of the medieval temples surviving in Maharashtra
  • Adam Hardy. Parts and wholes: the story of the Gavaksa
  • Leslie C Orr. Cholas, pandyas, and ‘Imperial Temple Culture’ in Medieval Tamilnadu
  • Crispin Branfoot. Regional pasts, imperial present: architecture and memory in Vijayanagara-period Karnataka
  • Jean-Yves Breuil and Sandrine Gill. New Research on Paharpur Buddhist Monastery (North Bengal)
  • Helmet F Neumann and Heidi Neumann. Defining the sacred space: painted ceilings in Dung Dkar and Tsaparang in western Tibet
  • Christiane Papa-Kalantari. From textile dress to vault of heavens: some observations on the function and symbolism of ceiling decorations in the western Himalayan Buddhist temples of Nako, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Julia A B Hegewald. Domes, tombs and minarets: Islamic influence in Jain architecture
  • Shikha Jain. Vaishnava Havelis in Rajasthan: origin and continuity of a temple type