Sanchi sentence example
- SANCHI, a small village in India, at which there is now a railway station on the Bombay-Baroda line.
- On the Sanchi hill itself are only ten, but one of these is by far the most important and imposing of all.
- The monuments at Sanchi are now under the charge of the archaeological department; they are being well cared for, and valuable photographs have been taken of the bas-reliefs and inscriptions.
- C. Maisey, Sanchi and its Remains (London, 1892); Rhys Davids, Buddhist India (London, 1902).
- The evidence from modern India can be supplemented by the medieval and ancient Indian sources, and, in particular, by the representations of the adoration of snake-deities on the Buddhist topes of Sanchi and Amravati.Advertisement