Amaravati sculptures in the Madras Government Museum
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Written in English


  • Government Museum (Madras, India) -- Catalogs,
  • Sculpture, Buddhist -- India -- Amaravati -- Catalogs,
  • Sculpture, Indic -- India -- Amaravati -- Catalogs,
  • Sculpture -- India -- Madras -- Catalogs

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Statementby C. Sivaramamurti.
SeriesBulletin of the Madras Government Museum -- v. 4
ContributionsSivaramamurti, C.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 376 p., 65 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21739200M

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