Mallas Defending the City of Kushinagara

Illustration

Dr Avantika Lal
by Dharma
published on 09 April 2018
Mallas Defending the City of Kushinagara

The Mallas defending the city of Kushinagara (detail from the “War over the Buddha’s Relics” image given below). Significance: It shows close details of a siege in progress, during the period of Ajatashatru, hence a visual aid to understanding the warfare of the period—siege warfare in particular. Location: South Gate (rear bottom architrave), Stupa no.1, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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