Photographer's Note

Many of the temples in the Tamil tradition feature open, pillared halls with yalis decorating the exterior columns. The yalis may feature rearing, mythical, leonine creatures, or rearing elephants, or as here in Kanchi, horses. Yes, they all have riders, apparently unmoved by the action, and also, may I call them, hangers-on. I am doubtful of their load-bearing qualities in terms of the roof, but what do I know?

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-11-18
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/30 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-11-19 4:02
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