Terai animal figurine

Image title: Terai animal figurine

Description of the photo

Animal figurine from the Kushan [Kushana] period (~1250 BCE). Specifications: terracotta, 6cm x 11cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

जनावरको आकृति

Transliteration (IAST):

janāvarako ākṛti.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

janavarako [janavrako] akriti/akrti.

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: 1250
Focal length: 18mm

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Resolution: 2136 x 1357
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