Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut: photo 139
Photo 139 of 140 in Gallery: Early Indian narrative art of Bharhut
Image title: Figure 139. Gangita Yaksha
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.