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Miscellaneous sculptures in Bihar Museum.

Miscellaneous sculptures in Bihar Museum.

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(191)

Item number: 1003191

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of miscellaneous sculptures in the Bihar museum taken by Joseph David Beglar in the1870s, which forms part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. The accompanying report states that the sculptures are of "Aditya, Vishnu, Vamanavatara, Kalkiavatara, and fragments". A note by Bloch reads, "The sculptures photographed while exhibited in the Bihar Museum were collected from various places in Bihar, and are now in the Indian Museum." A paper by Mr Broadley, dealing with this collection, was published in Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. XLI, part I, 1872, pp. 209-311.

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