Mallas Defending the City of Kushinagara

Illustration

Dr Avantika Lal
by Dharma
published on 09 April 2018
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The Mallas defending the city of Kushinagara (detail from the “War over the Buddha’s Relics” image given below). Significance: It shows close details of a siege in progress, during the period of Ajatashatru, hence a visual aid to understanding the warfare of the period—siege warfare in particular. Location: South Gate (rear bottom architrave), Stupa no.1, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Dharma, . (2018, April 09). Mallas Defending the City of Kushinagara. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8564/mallas-defending-the-city-of-kushinagara/

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Dharma, . "Mallas Defending the City of Kushinagara." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Apr 2018. Web. 23 Oct 2021.