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Fragment from a frieze of panels from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar District

Fragment from a frieze of panels from the upper monastery at Nutta, Peshawar District

Photographer: Serrot, M.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1883

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1185)

Item number: 10031185

Length: 16.9

Width: 23.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a fragment from a frieze of panels 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 wrote, 'This is part of a frieze of panels separated by Corinthian pilasters, and represents a seated figure of Buddha surrounded on the right by laymen of rank, and on the left by females. Buddha is shown with moustaches, which is never done in the sculptures I have seen from other parts of India...'

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