Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Sanchi: Detail of East Gate

This image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.

Download (15.92 MB)


CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Sanchi: Detail of East Gate
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: India: Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Rajgir, Sanchi, Nalanda, Mathura, Ajanta;architecture;sculpture;slide set
Description: The female figure of a divine being is a decorative bit taken from the Hindu background of the artists. The peacock on the end of the lowest lintel is purely decorative. The die [sic] is the nativity scene, noted in slide 12, with the elephants above Maya, the Buddha's mother, symbolizing the divine conception of the Buddha.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/195986
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3603

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
ANUA 682-3603.tif15.92 MBTIFFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator