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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Elephanta Caves

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DATA

Region
Asia and the Pacific
Country
India 
Category
Cultural
Name
Elephanta Caves
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(iii)
Year of Registered
1987
Keyword
Cave, Registered in 1987