The museum in 1949
The museum houses artifacts pottery, sculptures, paintings, and coins
primarily from in and around Mathura, plus discoveries made by noted
colonial archaeologists like Alexander Cunningham, F. S. Growse, and
Fuhrer. The museum is famous for ancient sculptures of the Mathura
school dating from 3rd century BC to 12th century AD., during Kushan
Empire and Gupta Empire. today it is one of the leading museums of
The Government of
Archaic Mother Goddess, Prehistory, 4th Century BCE
3000-year-old anthropomorphic copper figure (ACCN 93-51) found at Shahabad, UP
Jain Tirthankara head, 2nd century BCE
Jain chaumukha sculpture with
Ayagapata, Jain Tablet, 1st Century
Parshvantha, Kushan Period, 2nd century
Head of Buddha. C. 5th Century CE, Chamunda mound,
Jain chaumukha sculpture, 6th century
Parshvanatha, Post Gupta Period, 6th-8th Century CE
Goddess Ambika - Medieval Period
Anjani with Child Hanuman, Bronze, Pallava Period
Naminatha, 12th century
Goddess Ambika, Orissa, 12th century
Bodhisattva Manjushri statue, 15th-16th Century
Buddha with Vajra, Bronze, 18th Century
Balarama, 18th Century
Baby Krishna with Ball, Bronze, Modern Age
Cast and Mould, Prehistory and Terracotta Gallery
Statue of Victoria, Empress of India
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