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Technique of the Painting Process in the Kailasanatha and Vaikunthaperumal Temples at Kanchipuram

Nature volume 142, page 757 (22 October 1938) | Download Citation

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THE Kailasanatha and Vaikunthaperumal temples are situated in Kanchipuram, a town forty-five miles west-south-west of Madras by rail. The former was built during the time of the Pallava king, Narasimhavarman II alias Rajasimha (A.D. 680–722)1 and the latter by Nandivarman II alias Pallavamalla (A.D. 725–790)1.

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    , "Social Life and Administration under the Pallavas", Chap, viii (Madras University Publication, in the press) ; for other dates, vide Prof. Jouveau Dubreuil, "Ancient History of the Deccan", p. 70 (Pondicherry: Modern Press, 1920).

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    NATURE, 137, 867 (1936); Tech. Studies (Harvard University), 5, 221–240 (1937).

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    NATURE, 140, 198 (1937); Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci., 7, 282–292 (1938).

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    NATURE, 139, 114 (1937).

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  1. Chemical Laboratory, Government Museum, Madras. Aug. 24.

    • S. PARAMASIVAN

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