Image of the Snake King, at the fountain of the Amjar
Etcher: Finden, Edward Francis (1791-1857)
Engraving of the image of the Snake King at the fountain of the Amjar by Edward Francis Finden (1791-1857) after Patrick Young Waugh (1788-1829) plate 11 of the 'Annals and antiquities of Rajast'han or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India' published in London in 1832.
Bhanpura is situated in the Mandsaur district and get its name from King Bhaman. Tod narrated, 'I went to visit Takaji-ca-coond, or 'fountain of the snake-king'...on a small platform are two shrines; one containing the statue of takshac, the 'snake-king'...The coond, or fountain, at the southern extremity of the abyss is...termed a' thag, or unfathomable...'