A series of 29 Buddhist cave temples dating from as early as the 2nd century BC, the Ajanta Caves contain some of the greatest masterpieces of Buddhist art in India.

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Ajanta Caves
2nd C BCE

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Resources for the Ajanta Caves

  1. The Ajanta Caves: Ancient Paintings of Buddhist India

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Ajanta Caves - Maharashtra, India