Terai cart-wheel

Image title: Terai cart-wheel

Description of the photo

Cart-wheel from the Kushan [Kushana] period (~1250 BCE). Specifications: terracotta, 8.5cm x 6.5cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

गाडाको पांग्रा

Transliteration (IAST):

gāḍāko pāṃgrā.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

gadako pangra/pamgra

Gallery information:

Terai is a region in southern Nepal where in the sixth century B.C. at Lumbini grove the Buddha spent twenty-nine years of his life. Many excavations resulted in the discovery of various Buddhist sites and have yielded plenty of archeological discoveries such as Buddhist art, potteries and coins. 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: 1/25
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 1600
Focal length: 18mm

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Resolution: 1830 x 829
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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