This gallery moves forward in time from C. 1st Century BCE to C. 4th century CE and depicts the Gandhara School, a classical art form which flourished in the north-western corner of the Indo-Pak subcontinent and Eastern Afghanistan. The gallery showcases the sculptures that encompass the significant events of Lord Buddha’s life along with his images, representing the influence of the Greco-Roman Culture on indigenous art form tradition.
Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the
Asiatic Societyof Bengal (at the present
building of the Asiatic Society,
1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum
is the oldest and the largest Museum…