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Frieze from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar: Buddha's pyre and worship of his ashes

Frieze from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar: Buddha's pyre and worship of his ashes

Photographer: Serrot, M.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1883

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1108)

Item number: 10031108

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a frieze from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar: Buddha's pyre and worship of his ashes from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Indian Museum Series (Duplicates), taken by M. Serrot in 1883. This is one of a series of photographs taken by M. Serrot, and reproduced in photogravure as Plate 14 (upper half) of 'Illustrations of Graeco-Buddhist sculptures from the Yusufzai District', in volume I of Henry Hardy Cole's 'Preservation of monuments in India' (c. 1885). The image shows Buddha's pyre and the worship of his ashes.

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