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Sri Bangur Government Museum

Situated in Pali, Sri Bangur Government Museum exhibits a fine collection of artifacts dating from various periods. On display are sculpture, epigraphic, specimen of minerals, coins of historical interest, miniature paintings, arms and armor and wooden handicraft. The stone tool specialties belong to the Paleolithic period.

The archaeological section of the museum features the stone and metal images of Brahmanical and Jain deities collected from the regions of Balwana, Bali, Nadol, Hemawas, Nimaj and Sewari. These sculptures range in date from the 6th century AD down to 17th-18th century AD. Inscriptions and Archaeological pieces are also included in this section.

Significant of the displays are the sculptures of Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesh, Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Kali. The weapon specialties on display include sword, shield, tabar (axe), gun and pistol. Musical instruments and costumes of the Garasiya tribe are among the unique displays.

The museum organizes 'Gallery Talk' and 'Question-Answer Program' for students. It is open from 10:00 hrs to 16:30 hrs.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Pali
Location: Pali    


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