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The humanities of the lndian subcontinent and of these surrounding lands that fell less than its creative effect are center given an unmatched pictorial remedy. the sumptuous illustrations and informative textual content of this publication hold the tale from the earliest facts of civilization at such websites as Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa within the 3rd millennium b.c. to the beautiful items of the Rajput and Pahari colleges of miniature portray of a couple of hundred years in the past.

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D. Private collection, New York Genre scene. Sandstone, height i 4 V 8 ". d. Indian Museum, Calcutta The emphasis upon sensual beauty is by no means restricted to sculptures, some of them religious, others purely secular in donors 52 at the entrances to the great may be found in many Mathura For example, the representations of couples in the genre scenes show this same the yakshis but character. cave temples as well as the Donors, from entrance of cave temple, Karli, Bombay Mathura School, State.

In a way it is perhaps more closely related to that found at Sanchi with its wealth of detail and its passion for covering every inch of the surface. An inscription at Sanchi suggests that some of the artisans belonged to the guild of ivory carvers, and it may indeed have been the origin of this style both style at in ivory or wood which accounts for the meticulous manner in which the forms are carved, as well as the strong sense of decorative all-over design which characterizes these sculptures.

J^r^f^ ~ ^^^^^^^^^^^H vf^^^^^^^^^H ^B Not only deities and human beings were represented in the Greco-Bud°f ,ne clhlst Gandharan region; there were also animals, although they never played the prominent role which they had at Sanchi, thus indi- cating the humanistic, man-centered emphasis characteristic of the Jr~'jir2^. ^jHWr. f I *V*H cal tradition. tnese classi- Most important among animals the lion which f\ Pair of lions. Schist, height 20". d. Boney from ancient times had been used as a royal the symbol and was considered most powerful of all beasts.

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