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Sculptured doorway and Buddhist statues, photographed at the Bihar Museum.

Sculptured doorway and Buddhist statues, photographed at the Bihar Museum.

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(197)

Item number: 1003197

Genre: Photograph

This photograph showing sculpture fragments and an elaborately carved doorway was taken by Joseph David Beglar in the 1870s. The sculptures were located in the Bihar museum and the photograph is 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."

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