Nalanda: Votive Stupa
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Nalanda: Votive Stupa|
|Series/Report no.:||Basham Collection|
|Description:||This unusual stupa is built on top of a tower, with receding storeys, The stupa is on a double circular platform, decorated with projecting niches, On the ground-floor there are niches with standing or seated Buddha figures, On the first floor these figures are set in the centre of a motif which is related to the kudu, The top storey has no carved decorations, On the left, in the background the decorated plinth of the main sanctuary can be seen, while on the right, in the foreground, the other votive stupas of lesser importance,|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-882|
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