Terai painted potteries

Image title: Terai painted potteries

Description of the photo

This photo shows painted potteries (five pieces) from the Kushan [Kushana] period (~1250 BCE). Specifications: terracotta, 6.8cm x 5cm.

The text in Devanagari reads:

चित्रकला भाण्डाका दुक्राहरू

Transliteration (IAST):

citrakalā bhāṇḍākā/bhāṃḍākā dukrāharū.

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

citrakala bhandaka/bhamdaka dukraharu.

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: 1/20
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 640
Focal length: 31mm

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Resolution: 2064 x 2070
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