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Silver flowers.
Title Silver flowers.
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, NagarjunaKonda
Gallery Name Reserve Collection - 05
Object Type Relic
Main Material Silver
Provenance Nagarjunakonda valley, Guntur district, Andhra pradesh
Find Place Nagarjunakonda valley, Guntur district, Andhra pradesh
Patron/Dynasty Ikshvakus
Period / Year of Work C. 3rd/4th century CE
Detailed Description Nine numbers of silver flowers (rajatapushpas). Extant specimens indicate that these are fashioned out thin rectangular silver sheets by cutting the edges of one of the longer sides and roling to resemble a five (rectangular) petalled flower. The colour has changed due to weathering and handling.
Brief Description Nine silver flowers found in the golden casket (Acc.No.424)