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Drum Slabs: Miscellaneous Subjects

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Devotees Worshipping a Wheel

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 3ft.3.25in by 3ft.1in. Devotees worshiping a wheel at centre. [WD1061, folio 16]
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Inscribed: T.A. Sept'r 1816.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. See Knox (1992) catalogue number 77; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 97; BM 87.
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Kneeling Elephant

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 4ft.6.6in. by 4ft. Kneeling elephant at centre. [WD1061, folio 26]
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Inscribed: East side Inner Circle; No.6; No.5 by Burke, and No. 7 by Anderson. Both of this kind sent in last time. H.H. 15th October 1816.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Drum Slab with Medallions

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 5ft.lin. by 3ft.2in. Two medallions at centre. [WD1061, folio 34].
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Inscribed: Inner Circle S.W. No.6. 8th November 1816. M.B.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Devotees Adoring a Tree

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 5ft. by 3ft.9.25in. Devotees adoring a tree at centre. [WD1061, folio 44]
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Inscribed: Inner circle. 2. Stone to the North. W.S. 9th March 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Devotees Adoring a Reliquary

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 4ft.lin. by 3ft.9.5in. Devotees adoring a reliquary at centre. [WD1061, folio 47]
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Inscribed: Inner circle No.2 to the North East. T.A. 6th March 1817.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. See Knox (1992) catalogue number
68; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 101; BM69.
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Drum Slab with Medallions

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 3ft.7.5in. by 3ft. 11.5in. Two medallions at centre. [WD1061, folio 52]
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Inscribed: Inner circle No. 1 to the North East. T.A. 20th March, 1817.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. See Knox (1992) catalogue number 76; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 94; BM85.
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Devotees Adoring the Footprints of Buddha

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 5ft.3in. by 4ft.0.75in. Devotees adoring the footprints of the Buddha. [WD1061, folio 68]
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Inscribed: No.22. T. A. May 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Two Naga Kings

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 5ft.7in. by 4ft.0.25in. Two naga kings at centre. [WD1061, folio 81]
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Inscribed: No.4. T.A. 26 Sept'r
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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