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Welcome! In this guide you'll find a selection of resources related to South Asian Art and Culture. 

Utilize the links below or the tabs on the left to navigate through resources!

  • Background InformationFind reference sources including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and timelines. 
  • ArticlesFind links to databases and journals containing articles on South Asian Art & Architecture.
  • ImagesFind links to databases that offer images of South Asian artworks and architecture.
  • Research CentersFind links to relevant institutions and their online collections.
  • How to Write About Art & ArchitectureFind information about how to streamline your writing.

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A woman playing a string instrument called Tanpura.

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


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