Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

(Formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India)

Terracotta
Mirpurkhas, Sindh, Pakistan
Date: 5th Century A.D.
Accession Number: TC 56

This sculpture is the legacy of the famous 19th Century archaeologist Henry Cousens who excavated the site of a stupa at Mirpurkhas, one of the most important and well preserved sites of the Indo-Greek Buddhist settlements.

Gold,
Maratha Dynasty,
1627 – 1680 A. D.
Dimensions: Size: 1.1 cms.
Weight: 2.9 gms.
Accession Number: 3257

Gold
Gupta dynasty
375-414 A.D.
Size: 2 cms .
Weight: 7.81 gms
Accession Number: 28142

Ivory
Delhi
Date: 1903 A.D.
Accession Number: 22.1907
Sir Ratan Tata Collection.

Gardener and the Bear, Anwar-i-Suhayli
Manuscript
Mughal
C.1575 A.D.
Fift of Smt. Alma Latifi from the Collection of Dr. Alma Latifi

Anwar-i-Suhayli is a Persian translation by Vaiz Kashifi of Kalilah-wa-Damnah, an Arabic version of the Panchtantra, an old Indian Fable.

Jade
Mughal
Late 17th century A.D.
Accession Number: 22.1329
Sir Ratan Tata Collection.

Jade is a semi-precious stone used to produce exquisite and innumerable works of art. It is hard and glassy with a translucent surface and comes in various shades.