|LC control no.||no2020068587
|Personal name heading||Makara (Hindu mythological character)
|Variant(s)||Makara (Sea monster)
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|Found in||Frieze with a Makara image and a wave, from Sarnath, India, 1965-2000, via University of Washington digital collections, International Collections, June 3, 2020.
Viennot, Odette. Le Makara dans la décoration des monuments de l'Inde ancienne positions et fonctions, 1958.
Hindupedia, June 3, 2020 (Makara is a mythological sea-monster and generally represented with the tail of a fish and the trunk of an elephant; in iconographical works, it is often shown as the mount or vehicle of the river-goddess Gaṅgā)
Wikipedia, June 3, 2020 (Makara is a legendary sea-creature in Hindu mythology; Makara appears as the vahana (vehicle) of the river goddess Ganga, Narmada and of the sea god Varuna; Makara is a Sanskrit word which means "sea dragon" or "water-monster")
Getty Iconography authority, via WWW, June 3, 2020 (Makara (Hindu creature); Hindu water monster with the body of a crocodile and the head of an elephant)
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