Aliya | Wall niche


Category: Manjush
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Masonry, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This aliya was recorded in the living room of a residence, where it was used as a shrine. Two carved stone brackets adorn the top corners of the niche, creating an arched appearance. The sacred symbol Om was drawn on the back wall in vermillion paste.

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