Sanchi: Before today (In light of Nagauri quarry and factory site)


  • Sachin Kr. Tiwary Banaras Hindu University
  • Rusav Kumar Sahu Utkal University



Karari, Nagauri, Post hole, Masson mark, Monolithic pillar, Engraving, Quarry


The present paper deals with result obtained from recently conducted archaeological investigations in Kakanaya hill and Nagauri hill. The paper is a report of the archaeological exploration and scientific documentation of the Kakanaya hill and Nagauri hill. This study aims at presenting holistic understanding of the origin and development of the artistic activities in the region and to give the general information about the archaeological sites in the study area. The documented man activities will also discussed in detail. The present paper based on new interpretation regarding its importance for the development of Buddhist architecture and its cotemporary technique.


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Author Biographies

Sachin Kr. Tiwary, Banaras Hindu University

Department of Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology

Faculty of Arts

Rusav Kumar Sahu, Utkal University

Archaeology Department


MARSHAL, J. (1955): A Guide to Sanchi, Pub. The Manager of Publications, Delhi, (3rd Edi.).

BURGESS, J. (1902): “The Great Stupas at Sanchi – Kanakheda”, J.R.A.S., Jan., pp. 29-45, where a succinct account is given of the history of the site since 1818.

FERGUSSON, J. (1873): Tree and Serpent Worship, 2nd Ed., London.

MAISEY, F.C. (1892): Sanchi and its Remains, London.




How to Cite

Sachin Kr. Tiwary, & Rusav Kumar Sahu. (2013). Sanchi: Before today (In light of Nagauri quarry and factory site). Virtual Archaeology Review, 4(8), 165–168.