Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut: photo 92
Photo 92 of 140 in Gallery: Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut
Image title: Figure 92. The Festival of the Hair Lock (Sanci)
Figure 92:—East facing panel on the western pillar of the southern gateway depicting the cudamaha, Stupa I, Sanci, c. 1st century BCE. (Photograph by the author).
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.