Terai female figurine

Image title: Terai female figurine

Description of the photo

Image of a female figurine (rubbed face); Mauryan period (~260 BCE). Specifications: terracotta, 7cm x 4.5cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

नारी मूर्ति

Transliteration (IAST):

nārī mūrti.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

nari murti.

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: 1024 x 1115
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