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Exquisite Terracotta Exhibits from Chandraketugarh 3

 

Exquisite terracotta objects (c. 200 BCE) from Chandraketugarh, in West Bengal, India. Chandraketugarh was one of 11 urban settlements surrounding Bengal in pre-Mauryan India. From the excavations and field studies it can be assumed that it probably came into prominence around 1000BCE and remained populated until the Pala-Sen dynasties (12th century CE). The site contains six phases of ruins. 

(Courtesy: State Archaeological Museum, WB)

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