elephant sculpture - konark sun temple (india)

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elephant sculpture - konark sun temple (india)

Stone elephant at the Konark Sun Temple (India)

Not sure if the human figure under the decorated elephant is a Hindu deity.­

It could be a war elephant and an enemy soldier.­

The Konark Sun Temple is famous for the thousands of high-relief sculptures of Maithuna (sexual union in a ritual context).­

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April 9, 2013
State Highway 13, Ranihatsahi, Konark, Odisha 752111, India