Betel-nut pot

Image title: Betel-nut pot

Description of the photo

This copper sculpture shows an image of a Betel-nut Pot (Goya Bata), from the 19th century.—Specifications: 28cm x 28cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

गोय बाटा (सुपारी भांडा)

Transliteration (IAST):

goya bāṭā (supārī bhāṃḍā/bhāṇḍā)

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

... bata (supari bhamda/bhanda)

Gallery information:

Kathmandu valley in Nepal offers a wide variety of Buddhist objects such as paintings, scriptures, sculptures, ritualistic objects, etc. Buddhism was embraced by the people of Kathmandu valley and the Licchavi rulers up to 8th century encouraged Buddhism. The items found here are exhibited in the National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum).

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/30
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 640
Focal length: 31mm

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Size: 2.98 MB
Resolution: 2834 x 2800
© Photograph by Gabe Hiemstra.
License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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