Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning and Form of Multiplicity in Indian Art

Many Heads, Arms and Eyes: Origin, Meaning and Form of Multiplicity in Indian Art

by Doris Srinivasan
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004107584

ISBN-13: 9789004107588

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This is a multidisciplinary analysis to determine the meaning of multiple body parts in early Indian art. Investigation of Brahmanical texts and culture establish several meanings and indicate the interplay between religion and art, making possible an interpretation of Hindu icons.

Overview

This is a multidisciplinary analysis to determine the meaning of multiple body parts in early Indian art. Investigation of Brahmanical texts and culture establish several meanings and indicate the interplay between religion and art, making possible an interpretation of Hindu icons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004107588
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology Series , #20
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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