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The serpent sacrifice. Chromolithograph.

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26226i
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King Janamejaya was the son of Parikshit and great-grandson of Arjuna. Parikshit died from a snake/serpent-bite, hence Janamejaya performed a great sacrifice of serpents (nāgas). Janamejaya also conquered the Nāga people of Taksha-sīla and is also called Sarpa-sattrin

Publication/Creation

Calcutta (185 Bowbazar Street) : Calcutta Art Studio.

Physical description

1 print : chromolithograph ; border 35.8 x 36.6 cm

Lettering

Nag-Yagna. Copyright reserved.

Lettering note

Lettering also in Devanagari script

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26226i

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Languages

  • English
  • Bengali


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