Mauryan and Pre-Mauryan soldiers from the Sanchi Stupa

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Dr Avantika Lal
by Dharma
published on 09 April 2018
Mauryan and Pre-Mauryan soldiers from the Sanchi Stupa

Details of what chariots, war elephants and cavalry would have looked like in the 5th century BCE. In all probability, this is how the Magadhan soldiers looked. Details taken from the “War over the Buddha’s Relics” sculpture. Location: South Gate (rear bottom architrave), Stupa no.1, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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