21 September 2007
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A painting of an adhaidvipa
India, Rajasthan, 19th Century
Distinguished by an inner band filled with black crosshatching and yellow and red symbols, the outer circles with red bands of houses at top and bottom, all with a yellow border dotted with red squares, with four temples at each corner, the palate limited to red, yellow, and black
19 3/8 x 17¼ in. (49.2 x 43.8 cm.)
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The yellow circles with tusk-like projections at the center of all three continents indicate multiple Mount Meru's within mountain ranges.
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