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Two drawings of stone monuments. The top one (a) shows a stele found at Dampur, Rohilkhand (U.P.). The other (b) is a Trisula (trident) from Chandi Pahar, opposite Hardwar (U.P.). April 1814

Two drawings of stone monuments. The top one (a) shows a stele found at Dampur, Rohilkhand (U.P.).  The other (b) is a Trisula (trident) from Chandi Pahar, opposite Hardwar (U.P.). April 1814

Artist: unknown

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: WD705

Item number: 705

Length: 48.7

Width: 30.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

Two water-colour sketches by an unknown artist in April 1814 of a sculptured stele (graveslab) found at Dampur in Rohilkhand and a trisula (the trident symbol of the god Siva) at Chandi Pahar opposite Haridwar, Uttar Pradesh. Inscribed on the front of the image in ink is: a. 'Ancient Sculpture found near a Well at Dampore in Rohilcund. April 1814. The figures are much' 'mutilated & defaced & the small figures above particularly doubtful.' b'. The Trishoolum at Chandu Paar opposite to Hurdwar. April 1814.'

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