Photograph of a sculpture of Shiva and Parvati in
Cave XXIX (Dumar Lena) at Ellora in Maharashtra, taken by J.
Johnston in c.1874. The spectacular site of Ellora is renowned for
its series of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain cave temples excavated into
the face of a basalt cliff. The works were carried out under the
patronage of the Kalachuri, the Chalukya and the Rashtrakuta
dynasties between the 6th and…