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Treasures Unveiled (3): A gold and garnet cross from the relics of St. Cuthbert

Here is another treasure to feast your eyes on, as we continue to explore Durham Cathedral’s Collections in words and images.  Durham Cathedral’s artefacts are diverse, from embroideries to chalices, grave crosses to incunabula (books printed before 1501, with movable type); you can learn more at  407 more words


Aihole's Durga Temple

Relief model of Durga temple and surrounding areas

Durga Temple, Aihole

Columnar sculptures

Goddess Durga

Nandi bull

Aihole (pronounced eye-holay) was the first stop on my tour of the Pattadakal temple circuit, a… 375 more words