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Rectangular Slabs: Two or more framed scenes

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Stupa and Tree

Drawing of a rectangular slab showing a stupa above and a tree surrounded by attendants below. [WD1061, folio 19]
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Inscribed: 4ft.7.5in. by 1ft.10.5in. The figures in this page are represented very handsome with smiles on their countenances. H.H. September 1816
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Seated Buddhas and Siddharta

Drawing of a rectangular slab with four square frames showing a stupa, a seated Buddha with attendants, another seated Buddha with attendants and Siddharta on horseback. [WD1061, folio 21]
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Inscribed:3ft. 11in. by lft.2.2in. M. Burke 21 Sept. 1816.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Horse and Gate

Drawing of a rectangular slab showing a horse walking through a gate. [WD1061, folio 28].
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Inscribed:5ft.l0in. by 3ft.8in. Loose stone lying to the S.E. H.H. 18th October 1816.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum (search term: 'Amaravati'. Click on the 6th image). Knox catalogue (1992) number 103; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 73; BM51.
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Horse and Gate

Drawing of a rectangular slab showing similar scene to folio 28. [WD1061, folio 29]
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Inscribed:11ft. 1in. by 3ft.l0in. Loose stone lying in the S.E. corner of the reservoir. H.H. 20th October 1816.
Location of Sculpture: Madras Government Museum, Chennai. Accession number 192. See Sivaramamurti catalogue (1998) Plate XIX, 1.
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Two Seated Devotees

Drawing of a rectangular slab with two scenes showing two devotees seated around a chakra above and four figures with a wheel and a horse below. [WD1061, folio 30]
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Inscribed: 7ft. by 3ft. Loose stone lying on the East side. H.H. 22nd October 1816.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. Knox (1992) catalogue number 101; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 71; BM50.
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Horse and Naga King

Drawing of a rectangular slab with two scenes showing four standing figures with a horse above and Naga king with four Naga women below. [WD1061, folio 31]
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Inscribed: 6ft. by 3ft.l0in. Loose stone lying on the south side. H.H. 25th October 1816.
Location of Sculpture: The British Museum. Knox (1992) catalogue number 102; Barrett (1954) catalogue number 72; BM53.
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Female Figure and Devotees

Drawing of two rectangular slabs showing (a) female figure (b) devotees venerating a tree and a wheel. [WD1061, folio 42]
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Inscribed: a) 3ft. 11.75in. by lft.2.25in. b) 3ft.7.75in. by lft.4in. These stones were placed on either side of the annexed drawing. (a) T.A. 15th Feb'y 1817 (b) W.S. 15th.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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Seated and Standing Figures

Drawing of two rectangular fragments showing (a) legs and lower torsos of seated figures venerating a throne (b) four standing and two seated people. [WD1061, folio 56]
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Inscribed: (a) lft.l0in. by 2ft.7.25in. C.B. March 1817. (b) 5ft.5.9in. by 3ft.5.4in. M.B. March 1817.
Location of Sculpture: Unknown.
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