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Title:

Gauri Dance, Bhils (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Udaipur ; Udaipur District ; Rajasthan

Date issued/created:

[1986]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Fragment of a tribal feast of Bhils dedicated to the goddess Gauri. Rite of lasts for about 40 days and takes place during the rainy season. Every day a group of men from the tribe dancing in the next village. Culminating feast in this region is in the suburbs of Udaipur and within a few hours of dancing and playing the scenes from tribal mythology. At the end of the procession holy figure of the goddess Gauri is thrown into the water. In the picture one of the actors-participants in the ceremony, followed by the audience - women and children sitting around the scene

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; Gauri Dance ; Bhils ; Rajasthan ; South Asia (India, Pakistan)

Resource type:

Image

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

image/jpeg

Source:

part 1, box 6, 0002

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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