most site museums in India, this one also owes its genesis to
an English General accidentally stumbling upon some ancient ruins
Eventful archaeological explorations revealed one of the richest
sculptural finds of Buddhist heritage.
The period of superb creativity stretched between 3rd century
BC and 13th century AD, blending Hindu and Buddhist styles and
building a complex of stupas, temples, monasteries, etc. that
remain unparalleled in excellence of form and beauty of detail.
Other notable sculptures found here include statues of the Buddha,several
bodhisattvas and early Hindu period statues of ganesh,Mahishasuramardini
: Archaeological Museum