Detail of Englightenment face of Prasenajit pillar, from Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh, India. Sunga period, c. 100-80 BCE. Reddish brown sandstone. Indian Museum, Kolkata.


Detail of Englightenment face of Prasenajit pillar, from Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh, India. Sunga period, c. 100-80 BCE. Reddish brown sandstone. Indian Museum, Kolkata.

Detail of Englightenment face of Prasenajit pillar, from Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh, India. Sunga period, c. 100-80 BCE. Reddish brown sandstone. Indian Museum, Kolkata.

Cite this page as: Beth Harris, "Detail of Englightenment face of Prasenajit pillar, from Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh, India. Sunga period, c. 100-80 BCE. Reddish brown sandstone. Indian Museum, Kolkata.," in Smarthistory, February 14, 2016, accessed May 26, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/aniconic-vs-iconic-depictions-of-the-buddha-in-india/bharhut-01-pasenadi-pillar-outer-face-photograph-by-ken-kawasaki/.