Fragment of carved frieze, representing dancing girl in niche and part of relief scene, Peshawar District
Photographer: Cole, Henry Hardy
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of a fragment of a carved frieze, representing a dancing girl in a niche and part of relief scene, Peshawar District and now probably in the Lahore Museum from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Indian Museum Series (Duplicates), taken in c.1883 and attributed to Henry Hardy Cole. 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.