A drum slab carved in limestone with the four events related to the Buddha's birth: Māyādevī's Dream (top right); the Interpretation of the Dream attended by the dīkpāla-s (top left); the Birth of the Buddha attended again by the dīkpāla-s (bottom right); the Presentation of the Buddha to the caitya of the Śākyas (bottom left).

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Thing

Exhibition
COMPASS
Made Of
limestone
Type of Thing
drum-slab
Subject
buddha, birth
Techniques
carved

People

Acquired From
India Museum to The British Museum
Previous Owner
Buddha, Maya
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Elliot, Walter

Place

Found In
Amaravati
Made In
Amaravati

Time

Acquired In
1880
Made
1stC

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