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Historical and Cultural Artifacts from India

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The Sword of Tippu Sultan
The Swords of Tippu Sultan
Historical Artifacts
Coins from Ancient India
Coins belonging to Kadamba period

Hero-stone Depicting Men Fighting Battle To Defend Cows and Women
Historical Artifacts
Historical Artifacts
Soldiers fighting with swords and plates
Detail from a memorial stone (hero-stone), Karnataka

Coin of Mogul king Shah Alum
Historical Artifacts
Historical Artifacts
Gold Coin of Sultan Adil Hijora, 1198 A.D.
Coin issued to commemorate one year of ascending the throne

Queen Shantala's mother Machikabbe
Illustrated History
Illustrated History
The Hero of Nelavagilu
Detail from a hero-stone, Nelavagilu

Loga -- a very brave dog
An Inscription of Karnataka
Erotica of Bhatkal Temple
This interesting sculpture shows two sages accosting a courtesan

A grand four-storied hero-stone of the Vijayanagar period
Kaken village in Andhra Pradesh
A Herostone found in Andhra Pradesh

Gandhi centenary 1869-1969.

Precious Stones and Golden Artwork
Detail from an ornament of Mysore Maharaja
Jewels of Mysore
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
A heap of wooden memorials at Pachmadi in Central India

An Earthen Memorial of Bastar District
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
A group of grantite pillars, Pachmaddi

Pillar Memorial of Tamiya
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Hero-stones of Madhya Pradesh
The Hero of a Memorial, Pachmadi

The Hero and his Wife
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
A Group of Memorials at Barsur in Bastar

Hero of a Stone Memorial in Barsur Village
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Hero with Shield
A left-handed soldier brandishing a sword on a memorial in Barsur

A Memorial Gata of the Bhil Tribe
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Sati stone belonging to the Bhil tribe, Chindawada

Wooden memorials of the Korku tribe, Pachmadi
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Carved Wooden Pillar in the Village of Gidam

A Painted Slab Memorial, Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Depiction of a Hero -- Rock Shelter Painting

A hero in the forest
Memorials of Madhya Pradesh
Kannada Inscription from Westen India
An Ancient Kannada Inscription

A Memorial of Madhya Pradesh
Notice in tha panel -- the woman is giving a foot-massage to the reclining man
Memorials of Central India
Indian Money through the Years
Gold Panum, South India

Vijayanagar Coin (Gold), Medieval Deccan
Indian Money through the Years
Indian Money through the Years
Two Annas Issued in Egypt

Hyder Ali's Currency (Gold)
Indian Money through the Years
Indian Money through the Years
Gold Coin of Hijera Kings (1353 A.D.)

Constantinople Coin, Hijera (1200 A.D.)
Indian Money through the Years

Indian Postage Stamp Honoring Artist Jamini Roy

Mythical Figure from an Astrological Text
The caption reads "Adhokundali"
Astrological Textbook
Indian Antiques
Ancient Areka Nut Cracker
A pair of Addakatri scissors from Shashwati Museum collection

Traditional Indian Footwear with Studded Precious Stones
Padukas of Mysore Kings, CBI Collection
Royal Footwear
Tribal Memorials
Wooden Memorial, Meghnath

Geometrical Designs of Palm Leaf
From Bangalore University Collection
Palm-leaf Text Book
Illustrated Manuscript
Palm Leaf Illustration
A page from an illustrated Kannada manuscript. Bangalore University Library

Pages from a Palm Leaf Manuscript
Bangalore University Collection, Bangalore
Geometry on Palm Leaf
Geometrical Designs
Geometrical Designs on Palm Leaf
Detail from a palm-leaf manuscript

Palm Leaf Text
Karnataka Sahiya Parishad Collection, Bengaluru
Illustarted Manuscript
A Tool of Worship
The Five Pronged Arati
The tool used to bless a deity with a flame.

Samartha Ramdas
Illustration from the Marathi manuscript Dasabodham.Tanjavur Museum Collection
Saint Ramdas

Hero Fighting a Tiger
Hero-stone sculpture, Hadolli

Beauty in Utility - Embroidered Game Board
Shashwati Women's Museum Collection, Bangalore
Antique Game Board, India
Palm-leaf Manuscript
Sanskrit Palm-leaf Text
17th Century. Keladi Museum

Abstract Memorials for the Dead
Jagadalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Tribal Burials

The Snake Lover
Woodern carving from the temple chariot, Nanjanagudu

Music Maestro Tansen
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp

The Royal Ride
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp

Dancing Girls
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp

Yaudheya or Kuninda Period Coin (200 B.C.)
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp
Coin from 200 B.C. India

Ba-Bapu -- The Gandhi Couple
Stamp honoring Kastur-Ba and Mohandas Gandhi (known as Bapuji)

Composer Shyama Shastri
Stamp honoring Shyama Shastri (1762-1827)
William Carey
William Carey (1761-1834)
Indian postage marking bicentenary of William Carey's arrival in Kolkotta

King Trivikram and The Betal
The Betal stories of Chandamama monthly have entertained the children of India for decades
An Illustration from Chandamama Monthly
Yudhajitu and Sage Bharadhwaj Argue
Illustration from Chandamama Children's Monthly, June 1979

Golden Bud Ornament
"Kalya Hali" -- a traditional Konkani jewelry
Antique Jewelry
Mumbai on a Rainy Day
When it Pours in Bombay
Cover page of The Illustrated Weekly of India July 4, 1948 shows artist R.K. Laxman's view of Bombay on a rainy day.

Shiva with a Mace
Sculpture from Ellora
The Mace Weapon
Stamps of India
Emperor Chandragupta Maurya
Stamp honoring the first Indian emperor

A Painted Illustration from a Palm-leaf Manuscript
19th century manuscript Shivapurana, Bangalore University Collection
A Page from Shivapurana

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

Hunter -- Illustration based on a Petroglyph

A Example of Nishidhi Stone
Nishidhi-stones are memorials erected in the memory of those who give up their life (suicide) meditating. We see numerous instances of such suicides in India.
Death by Sallekhana
Old Sword
Handle of an Ancient Sword
Picture was taken at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The sword perhaps belonged to a southern king.

Dilapidated Kadata Document (Paper Document)
Kadata Document
Ameer Khusru
Poet Ameer Khusru (1253-1325)
Detail from a Indian postal stamp

Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan
Detail from a Indian postal stamp
Indian Math Genius Ramanujan
The Monkey and the Crocodile
Panchatantra on Postage
Detail from an Indian Postal Stamp

President's Message for Haripura Congress Convention
Handwritten message by Subhas Chandra Bose to the delegates of the 1938 session of the Indian National Congress
Historical Document
Weapons of Vishnu
Lord Vishnu of Tumkur
Notice mace (gada), conch (shankha) and wheel (chakra) in his hands

Sieve and Pounding Stick
Artifact from Chindwara Museum of Commons
Pounding Stick
Muthuswami Dikshitar
Muthuswami Dikshitar ( 1775-1835)
Detail from a Indian Postal Stamp

Fantastic Mythical Animals
Illustration from an astrological text
Palm-leaf Manuscripts
The ``Sougandhika Parinaya`` Text
Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar
Illustration from Sougandhika Parinaya manuscript

Illustrated Manuscript
From Collection of Karnataka Sahitya Parishad, Bangalore
Illustrated Kannada Manuscript
Sougandhika Parinaya
Lady Offers Delicacies to Husband
Detail from the illustrated manuscript Sougandhika Parinaya

 

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