Walter Spink

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Professor Emeritus

  • Fields of Study
    • Indian Art with a Focus on Early Buddhist and Hindu Architecture, Sculpture, and Painting
  • About

    Professor Spink works extensively on cave temples, with particular emphasis on those at Ajanta, Ellora, and Elephanta. His seven-volume series titled Ajanta: History and Development is to be completed in 2010. An hour-long film on his work (Ajanta: Some Kind of Miracle) by Laurence Castle of Castle Productions ( is currently being distributed. They are now collaborating with the organization Magicians Without Borders on a filming of magic shows for children in India.

  • Education
    • PhD Harvard University