The Great Tope of Manikyala

Martin Bemmann martin.bemmann at URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE
Fri Apr 24 07:21:37 UTC 1998

Jaap Pranger schrieb:

>    What has become of the 'Great Tope' near the village of Manikyala,
>    located to the south-east of Rawalpindi/Islamabad (33' 28", 75'15"),
>    since it was "discovered" at the beginning of the last century?--

I did not visit it (yet), but it should be still there. The most recent
photographs of it (at my hand) I found in: Ahmad Nabi Khan, Buddhist Art and
Architecture in Pakistan, Islamabad n.d. (but after 1976), p.55 and in: The
Exhibition of Gandhara Art of Pakistan, Tokyo 1984, p. 114.


Martin Bemmann

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