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View Resource Jantar Mantar: The Astronomical Observatories of Jai Singh II

This website, created by the Cornell University Professor of Art, Barry Perlus, presents the five astronomical observatories in west central India. After reading a short introduction to the observatories, users can explore interactive panoramas of the observatories, built in the 18th century, using QuickTime. The website also offers still images and animations of the Samrat Yantra. Visitors can...
View Resource The Huntington Archive Screenshot

The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art is a remarkable collection that features more than 40,000 photographs of art and architecture from across this vast and diverse region. The National Endowment for the Humanities supported the digitization of much of this collection. Visitors can use a range of search terms to locate specific items and it's worth...