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Sarnath: Dhamek Stupa

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Sarnath: Dhamek Stupa
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Keywords: Gupta Period;Sarnath Architect;architecture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: This stupa is cylindrical in shape, rising from a very high base which is decorated with eight projecting niches, It is more than 165 feet high, with a diameter at the base of nearly 100 feet, Its socle height is about 40', No relic has been found inside it, The stone blocks are strengthened with iron tenons, It appears never to have been completed, decorations form a band around the base,
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-900


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