Brass Basket

Image title: Brass Basket

Description of the photo

This brass sculpture shows an image of a Basket (Dhaki), from the 20th century.—Specifications: 31cm x 16.5cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

ली कलः (ढकी)

Transliteration (IAST):

kalaḥ (ḍhakī)

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

li kalah (dhaki)

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/5
ISO: 640
Focal length: 43mm

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Size: 2.67 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 3165
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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