This gallery showcases the sculptures that encompass the story of the life of Lord Buddha along with his images. The gallery also displays Boddhisattva and Maitreya of the Gandhara School of Art which flourished in the 2nd century CE, representing the influence of Greco-Roman culture, which were excavated from places like Mardan and Loriyan Tangal in the Afghanistan region.
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…