Daily Archives: March 6, 2009

Quadrangular and circular shields in iconography

Pictures kindly provided by my friend VA are images from the Chola kingdom of the drAviDa country. From top: 1) mahiShamardinI(mahAlakShmI); 2) kaushikI(mahAsarasvatI); 3) mahiShamardinI(mahAlakShmI); 4) mahAkAlI. It should be noted that this is one of the few rare depictions … Continue reading

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