South Asian Art & Architecture


A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735/ India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh) / Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper/ collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Welcome! In this guide you'll find a selection of resources related to South Asian Art and Culture.  Please refer to the main guide Art & Architecture for additional resources.

Background Information: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Timelines


Article Databases: South Asia

Art & Architecture Article Databases

Art Librarian

Heather Gendron
Sloane Art Library
102 Hanes Art Center
(919) 962-2397
Website / Blog Page

Images & Maps

Iconography, Mythology & Religious Texts

Guides to Iconography and Mythology

Primary Religious Texts

Other translations and versions than those listed below are also available at UNC. They can be found by searching the online catalog or by browsing the shelves.