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Art of Terracotta
Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India 
Author : A.R.Sengupta
ISBN : 978-81-7320-052-1
Edition : 2005
Language : English
Size & Pages : 29 cm, P.P. 300, Illus. (Col. & B/W)
Publisher : Agam Kala Prakashan
Format : Hardbound
Price : Rs. 3500/-

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The book focuses on cult and cultural synthesis in India. The terracotta images are of profound nature and have significant role in fertility and funerary rituals. The terracotta temples of Bishnupur have also been dealt with. The main focus in on votive terracotta, which includes portable icons and sculptured veneer on architectural monuments of Bengal in the late medieval period. The images are vaishnavite and saivite krishna, Buddha as avatara or vishnu, Ramayana and Mahabharata scenes, etc. have been depicted.

 




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