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Elephanta Caves

CountryIndia
Date of Inscription1987
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/244

The 'City of Caves', on an island in the Sea of Oman close to Bombay, contains a collection of rock art linked to the cult of Shiva. Here, Indian art has found one of its most perfect expressions, particularly the huge high reliefs in the main cave.

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