Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 6th
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What do you know about the Royal Art of Mauryan? - Social Science

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What do you know about the Royal Art of Mauryan?

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Royal Art consists of palaces and public buildings, Monolithic pillars, Rock-cut Architecture, and Stupas.

1. Stupas:

  1. It is a semicircle dome constructed on brick or stone.
  2. The Buddha’s relics were placed in the center.
  3. We can see the stupa at Sanchi near Bhopal.

2. Monolithic Pillar:

  1. The crowning element in this pillar is ‘Dharma Chakra’.
  2. We can see the pillar at Sarnath.

3. Rock cut Architecture:

  1. Rock cut caves are in Barabar hills and Nagarjuna hills
  2. They are to the north of Bodh Gaya.
  3. 3 caves in Barabar hills have Ashoka’s inscriptions.
  4. 3 caves in Nagarjuna hills have Dasharatha Maurya’s inscriptions, (grandson of Ashoka).
Concept: Reasons for the Decline of the Mauryan Empire
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