Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac CyclesSingle imageSigns - Circular diagram
Planets Represented as planetary deities CyclesCycles of nine (Indian astrology)In one image
Cosmology
Cosmological systemsGeocentricIndian cosmology
Further details
Image of an Indian cosmographic mandala, the original probably today in the India Office Library (London BL); Pingree traces Persion influences in the depiction of the planets (inner nine ovals)
ARTIST/CREATOR
London after Indian
DATE
1790
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Jones, W.On the Antiquity of the Indian Zodiack, Asiatick Researches, vol. 2, 1790, pp. 289-306, plate after p. 302
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
David Pingrée, Indian planetary images and the tradition of astral magic, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institute 52 (1989), pp. 1-13, p. 11, fig. 3a
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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