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Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Gods, Hindu -- India,
  • Idols and images -- India,
  • Sculpture, Hindu -- India,
  • Mythology, Hindu

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [76]-83) and index.

StatementH. Krishna Sastri.
LC ClassificationsBL1216 .K74 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 94 p., [84] p. of plates :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3711318M
ISBN 10818605099X
LC Control Number2003310081

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