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Pillars, lion capitals and fragments of statue to the north-east of the Great Stupa, Sanchi, Bhopal State

Pillars, lion capitals and fragments of statue to the north-east of the Great Stupa, Sanchi, Bhopal State

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1359)

Item number: 10031359

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a group of sculpture fragments lying on the ground at Sanchi, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections taken by Joseph David Beglar in the 1870s. These fragments are a capital with four lions seated back to back, a pillar, a torso, and a broken lion capital. They are some of the antiquities found at Sanchi and belong to the 3rd Century BC, Maurya period, the earlier phase of the Buddhist site.

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