Mother and child (Sunga period)

Image title: Mother and child (Sunga period)

Description of the photo

Image of Mother with a child; Sunga period (~185 BCE). Specifications: terracotta, 11cm x 8cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

मातृशिशु मूर्ति

Transliteration (IAST):

mātṛśiśu mūrti.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

matrishishu/matrsisu murti.

Alternate transliteration of certain words: mātṛ-śiśu (matri-shishu, matr-sisu).

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: 800
Focal length: 18mm

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Resolution: 1063 x 1053
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