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Drum Slabs: Standing Buddhas

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Drum Slab folio 69

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 4ft.8.75in. by 2ft.l0in. [WD1061, folio 69]
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Inscribed: Begun by J. Mustie & finished by Abdula 13th Sept 1819.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. (Enter search term: "Amaravati". Click on 2nd item.) See Knox (1992) catalogue number 72; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 15 and 98; BM79.
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Drum Slab folio 70

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 4ft.9in. by 4ft. [WD1061, folio 70]
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Inscribed:No.27. T. A. June 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Drum Slab folio 71

Drawing of a (a) drum slab and (b) narrow slab showing a woman standing under a torana. The two pieces measure (a) 5ft.l0in. by 3ft.6.75in, (b) 5ft.l0in. by 10.25in. [WD1061, folio 71].
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Inscribed: No.69 T. A. June 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Drum Slab folio 78

Drawing of a drum slab measuring 5ft.3in. by 4ft. [WD1061, folio 78]
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Inscribed:No.3. T. A. 11 Sept'r 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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