Culture

Subject:
World heritage

Shiva, God of Destruction and Creation: Elephanta Caves. ©NHK 1987
WARNING! if you get could not connect to server, update the Flash® plugin –consult FAQ.5 for help
Shiva, God of Destruction and Creation: Elephanta Caves

Share this content:
 
Language(s): English »Français »عربى »Pусский

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Historic sites
Religious buildings
Stoneworks
Rock paintings
Caves

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.

Place/Country: India
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration:
Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
Published in:

   LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the publisher or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9

Request embed code for your website

Find Content
ONLY IN (optional):
Films
Audio recordings
OR:
Search by country name
Features