Uku Baha Salabhanjika

Salabhanjika (One who breaks the branch of a Sal tree) gracing a figural strut from Uku Baha (Rudravarna Mahavihar) in Patan. Radio-carbon dated to 690-890 AD.

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Image from The Antiquity of Nepalese Wood Carving:  A Reassesment by Mary Shepherd Slusser, Fig 40 (p. 47). Available at http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/SULANT.html

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