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Frieze with ornamental carving from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar District

Frieze with ornamental carving from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar District

Photographer: Serrot, M.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1883

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1113)

Item number: 10031113

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a rrieze with ornamental carving from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar District 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 for H.H. Cole at Mardan by Serrot. Cole described the image, 'The long frieze of boys and vines is the only example I have seen from Yusufzai. The subject represents a general feast on grapes. In the centre two boys are struggling for a bunch. On the right is a goat on its hind legs eating vine leaves; the whole panel is curiously antique-looking in the rendering of the figures...'

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