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Borobudur [Barabudur] - General. 28. Relief on main wall, lower series, 1st gallery, depicting the Cibijataka; a dove, pursued by a hawk, seeks refuge with the King of Cibi, who is renowned for his kindness; the hawk, asked by te King what he wants in exchange for the dove's life, demands the dove's counterweight in flesh from the King's body; the dove, put on the scales, is actually the future Buddha in disguise and, testing the King's courage, keeps putting on more weight, so that the King is forced to cut out many chunks of flesh from his body before the hawk is satisfied. (Photo: D.P. 8095--list #28); 28a. Relief, Borobudur. (Photo: D.P. (no number).

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Names
Holt, Claire (Collector)
Collection

Photographs of Indonesia.

Java, Central : Antiquites, Banon - Plaosan.

Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZEB 87-288
Topics
Indonesia
Dance
Notes
Content : 192 photographs of antiquities, mainly architecture and sculpture, from central Java, taken by Allen Atwell, Claire Holt, the Lembaga Purbakala dan Peninggalan Nasional (The National Archeological Institute of Indonesia), and Guy A. Weill. Sites represented are: Candi Banon, Candi Banyunibo, Bayat, Borobudur, Candi Ceta, Cupuwatu, the Dieng Plateau, Candi Gebang, Gedong Songo II, Gemuruh, Candi Kalasan, Klaten, Kretek, Kudus, Mantingan, Candi Mendut, Gunung Muria, Candi Nagasari, Candi Ngawen, Ngempanrejo, Candi Nusukan, Pati, Patianom, Candi Pawon, Pekalongan, Candi Perot, Pesindon, Candi Plaosan. (Note: The word "candi" denotes a temple).

Content: Of special interest to dance scholars are the dance sculptures at Borobudur.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 pictures: 8 x 24 cm., 10 x 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035876-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166651
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY887035410-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12166617
UUID: 1ae90260-c5c1-012f-09e4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Borobudur [Barabudur] - General. 28. Relief on main wall, lower series, 1st gallery, depicting the Cibijataka; a dove, pursued by a hawk, seeks refuge with the King of Cibi, who is renowned for his kindness; the hawk, asked by te King what he wants in exchange for the dove's life, demands the dove's counterweight in flesh from the King's body; the dove, put on the scales, is actually the future Buddha in disguise and, testing the King's courage, keeps putting on more weight, so that the King is forced to cut out many chunks of flesh from his body before the hawk is satisfied. (Photo: D.P. 8095--list #28); 28a. Relief, Borobudur. (Photo: D.P. (no number)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9acd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Borobudur [Barabudur] - General. 28. Relief on main wall, lower series, 1st gallery, depicting the Cibijataka; a dove, pursued by a hawk, seeks refuge with the King of Cibi, who is renowned for his kindness; the hawk, asked by te King what he wants in exchange for the dove's life, demands the dove's counterweight in flesh from the King's body; the dove, put on the scales, is actually the future Buddha in disguise and, testing the King's courage, keeps putting on more weight, so that the King is forced to cut out many chunks of flesh from his body before the hawk is satisfied. (Photo: D.P. 8095--list #28); 28a. Relief, Borobudur. (Photo: D.P. (no number)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9acd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Borobudur [Barabudur] - General. 28. Relief on main wall, lower series, 1st gallery, depicting the Cibijataka; a dove, pursued by a hawk, seeks refuge with the King of Cibi, who is renowned for his kindness; the hawk, asked by te King what he wants in exchange for the dove's life, demands the dove's counterweight in flesh from the King's body; the dove, put on the scales, is actually the future Buddha in disguise and, testing the King's courage, keeps putting on more weight, so that the King is forced to cut out many chunks of flesh from his body before the hawk is satisfied. (Photo: D.P. 8095--list #28); 28a. Relief, Borobudur. (Photo: D.P. (no number). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-9acd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Borobudur [Barabudur] - General. 28. Relief on main wall, lower series, 1st gallery, depicting the Cibijataka; a dove, pursued by a hawk, seeks refuge with the King of Cibi, who is renowned for his kindness; the hawk, asked by te King what he wants in exchange for the dove's life, demands the dove's counterweight in flesh from the King's body; the dove, put on the scales, is actually the future Buddha in disguise and, testing the King's courage, keeps putting on more weight, so that the King is forced to cut out many chunks of flesh from his body before the hawk is satisfied. (Photo: D.P. 8095--list #28); 28a. Relief, Borobudur. (Photo: D.P. (no number).