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Sculptured slab of Aditya and Varahavatara photographed in front of the Bihar Museum.

Sculptured slab of Aditya and Varahavatara photographed in front of the Bihar Museum.

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(194)

Item number: 1003194

Genre: Photograph

Photograph showing a sculptured slab depicting Aditya and Varahavatara, photographed in front of the Bihar Museum taken by Joseph David Beglar in the 1870s and part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. A note written 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." Varahavatara, the large figure on the right slab is the boar incarnation of Vishnu.

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