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Fragments from one of the architraves of the N. Gate

Pencil and wash drawing heightened with white by
Frederick Charles Maisey of thefragments from one of the
architraves of the north gateway of the stupa of Sanchi, taken from
an album of 60 drawings dated 1847-1854.The great Stupa of Sanchi
is the finest example of monumental architecture of the Shunga era.
Situated in a peaceful and meditative site crowning a hilltop,
Sanchi was ideally located in…