“River Goddesses in Sculptural Art of India” is drawn from the photo archives of the Center for Art and Archaeology. The exhibition panels, ranging in linear time scale from the 2nd century A.D. to the 16th century A.D. and emanating from varied archaeological, historical, and architectural contexts, portray the Indian concepts on Rivers as Personified Goddesses with divine attributes.
This small exhibition highlights the different places and types of evidence in which traces of Asoka have been found in the subcontinent. While the most famous monuments associated with him are free-standing pillars inscribed with some of his messages, there are other important evidences to collect and to consider, such as coins, sculptures, and other archaeological material. Despite much attention surrounding Asoka as a great king, it is remarkable how many questions remain unanswered about him and his empire.