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English: Pataliputra capital front. Monumental capital with Greek artistic influence, discovered in 1895 at the royal palace in Pataliputra, India, by L.A. Waddell. Dated to the early Mauryan period. It has been described as a "Perso-Ionic capital" (Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland). Excavated at Bulandi Bagh in Patna. Patna Museum. Length 49 inches (1.23 meters), height 33.5 inches (0.85 meter). Unpolished buff sandstone. A much more modern photograph. A 2018 photograph while at an exhibit in Mumbai. and here also.
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Author L.A. WADDELL (1854-1938), author of the book and the photograph Phohtograph taken in 1903


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