Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Chalukya 1: Badami: Photo 16
A guardian figure or dvarapala. He holds a trident or trisula. Under him, a bull fights an elephant; above him, there's a naga deity. The most complete description of these caves is Basreliefs of Badami by R.D. Banerji (Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India No. 25, 1928).
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