State Museum Guwahati

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1. The State Museum is close to the Guwahati High Court. It is spread over two floors and showcases a wide range of artefacts, we present a few. Entrance first floor. Right is Garuda. Extreme left in purple is Mask of Ravana 20th century A.D. Next is Manikuta after which area covered by tube-light is Prayer Hall. In front is a 19th century brass tub.

2. At entrance board tells you village life of Assam. The Assamese villages I saw, found them to be very clean. Generally cleanliness levels much higher than elsewhere.

3. Mini Boat Auniati Satra (monastery). 19th century Brass tub.

4. Village Panchayat in progress.

5. Village home. Pot making in progress.

6. Farkanti Dance of the Rabhas.

7. KARBI woman weaving. Well maintained museum, if interested worth a visit.

8. NATARAJA, Ambari, Guwahati 13-14th century.

9. SURYA, Ambari, Guwahati 13-14th century.

10. MUNI, Ambari, Guwahati 13-14th century.

11. Left Siva Uzan bazaar, Guwahati 9th century. Right is GATASURA SANGHARAM, Golabhat 9th century.

12. RISHI, Sibsagar 10-11th century.

13. Tripura BHAI RABHI, Jogijan Nagaon, 10th century.

14. NATARAJA, Guwahati 10th century a.d.

15. Left male figure, right female figure. Centre is HARI HARA Uzan bazaar, 8th century.

16. LATTICE.

17. VISHNU, Ambari, Guwahati 13-14th century.

18. DURGA (Bhadrakali) Ambari, Guwahati 13-14th century.

19. Low is Sten Gun World War 2 recovered from Kohima. Above is Rifle again from Kohima and top is Cartridges.

20. Inscribed Bell Metal Cannon found in Tinsukhia Assam. Sanskrit inscription states about victory of Swargadeo Gadadhar Simha over Mughals in 1604 in Saka.

21. Inscribed KOCH MUSKET.

22. Stone Inscription of victory of Lachit Barphukan, his victory over Mughals in the Battle of Saraighat 1677.

23. Stone inscription.

24. MAHISHAMARDINI, Nalbari 18th century.

25. JORI CHOGA, used by Ahom kings.

26. Palanquin found in Hajo.

27. Buddha, Margherita 19th century.

28. Board is self-explanatory.

29. Japanese Bomb found during World War 2.