Sasa Jataka Narrative Sculpture

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Anindita Basu
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Coping stone fragment depicting a scene from the Sasa Jataka, identified by the inscription at the top. Now housed at the Allahabad Museum, Allahabad, this narrative sculpture is about a story where the Bodhisattva is born as a rabbit and sacrifices his life to save another's. Bharhut, Madhya Pradesh, India, 2nd century BCE.

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Anindita Basu
Anindita is a technical writer and editor. Her off-work interests include Indology, data visualisation, and etymology.

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Basu, A. (2016, October 02). Sasa Jataka Narrative Sculpture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5822/sasa-jataka-narrative-sculpture/

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Basu, Anindita. "Sasa Jataka Narrative Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5822/sasa-jataka-narrative-sculpture/.

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Basu, Anindita. "Sasa Jataka Narrative Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Oct 2016. Web. 23 Jun 2021.