Yama carved on the ceiling of the mukhamantapa (verandah) of Cave – 3
The image shows a bas-relief carved on the ceiling of mukhamantapa of Cave – 3, the third of the four rock-cut caves of Badami in Karnataka, India.
As you can see from the image, there are two concentric circular frames, and enclosing them is a square frame. Within the inner circular frame, there is a beautifully carved relief of Yama, the god of justice and death, seated on a male buffalo.
Between the outer and inner circular frames, there are four smaller circular frames, each with a relief carved inside.
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