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Elephanta Caves - Reference notes


A group of Hindu cave-temples located on Elephanta I off the W coast of Maharashtra, India; a world heritage site. The temples, which were excavated in the 8th–9th-c, are noted for their sculptures, in particular the ‘Trimurti’, an enormous bust of Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma.

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