Figure 1. Unicorns and Tree

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Figure 1:—Steatite seal depicting a peepal tree and a pair of unicorns, Mohenjodaro, c. 2,500 BCE. (Courtesy: Shakti M. Gupta, Plant Myths and Traditions in India, Fig. 1).

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The art of Bharhut, dominated by sculptural reliefs narrating a popular facet of Buddhism in the form of the immense Jataka literature, represent the emergence of visual narrative art in India.—Bharhut represents the earliest evidence of narrative art which display many story telling techniques.

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