Title Stupa
Accession Number 72.331
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Archaeology
Main Material Stone
Country India
Origin Place Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh
Patron/Dynasty Shunga
Period / Year of Work 2nd Century BC
Dimensions Ht. 33.0 cm. Wd. 39.0 cm.
Brief Description Fragmentary sculpture showing a stupa inside a railing. The circular dome of the stupa is crowned by a Harmika, flanked on either side by a full blown lotus. The railing is composed of cross bars and coping stone. On its left a lady (with her head partly damaged) is shown standing in pradikshinapatha. Her back is only visible. She wears a girdle and a sari. The sculpture is badly damaged at places. Red sand stone.