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Gupta/Vakataka Period War Elephants


Dr Avantika Lal
by MediaJet
published on 11 June 2018
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A section of the mural at Ajanta in Cave No. 17. depicts the 'coming of Sinhala'. The prince (Prince Vijaya) is seen in both of groups of elephants and riders. This mural also depicts the soldiers of the Gupta/Vakataka period (4th to 6th centuries CE).
Location: Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

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