Miniature ivory carvings

The Jai Vilas Palace Museum in Gwalior has on display beautiful miniature ivory figurines. They depict various modes of transport. The pieces are not more than 3 – 4 inches tall and are intricately carved.

They were housed in closed glass boxes which reflected light when I was taking pictures.

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Palanquin bearers
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Chariot
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On an elephant

Out hunting on an elephant… Do not miss the hunting dogs.

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Hunting on an elephant

There are three types of chariots carved in detail and on display.

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Chariot_1
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Chariot_2
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Chariot_3

#Gwalior #Travel #MPTourism #JaiVilasPalace

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