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Buddhist sculptures excavated at Lorian Tangai, Peshawar District: three sculptured jambs from sides of recess-niches of stupa

Buddhist sculptures excavated at Lorian Tangai, Peshawar District: three sculptured jambs from sides of recess-niches of stupa

Photographer: Caddy, Alexander E.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1896

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1065)

Item number: 10031065

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a group of carved panels from the sides of recess-niches on a stupa from Loriyan Tangai, illustrating scenes from the life of the Buddha, taken by Alexander Caddy in 1896. This style of sculpture, influenced by Graeco-Roman elements, is known as Gandharan and takes its name from the ancient kingdom of Gandhara(Peshawar) which, together with Udyana (Swat), corresponded fairly closely to the northern part of the North West Frontier Province.

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