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Goa Gajah: The Elephant Cave

Listed under Cave Art in Bali, Indonesia.

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Goa Gajah is a cave sanctuary dating from the 9th Century.  The name comes from the cave's facade which is decorated with a writing mass of demons, one of whom looks like an elephant.  It's had that nickname for a long time though – it's mentioned by that name in a poem written in 1365.  

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