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  • Medium, 1.24 MB, 1006 × 1024 px
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IMAGE number
EAM162927
Title
Detail of pillar of Emperor Ashoka (c.264-223 BC) with an engraved edict, Mauryan (stone)
Artist
Indian, (3rd century BC) / Indian
Description
erected to commemorate events in the life of Buddha or to mark routes to holy sites;
Location
Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India
Medium
pierre
Date
(C3rd BC)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • ashokan
  • asoka
  • asokan
  • colonne
  • column
  • engraving
  • inscription
  • photo
  • prinsep
  • script
  • text

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