The Department of Archaeology, Archives & Museums has a separate modeling cell, which has made forty two replicas of plaster cast from rare artistic and valued archaeological antiquities. It helps to publicise the important art objects. As per archaeological norms, the appearance of the replicas has to be similar to the original object in terms of shape, size & colours. The main objective for making these replicas is to promote and develop cultural awareness amongst the citizens. The department has made replicas of various important antiquities like Shalbhangika, Skhalit Vasana, Tever Jabalpur, Buddha Padamasana Bhopal, Padamini, MOrena, (Gwalior) Female head, Pawaya (Gwalior), Lakulisa, Mandsaur, Saraswati Sohaniya, Buddha mastak, Sarnath, Parwati bust Satna, & ‘Vishnu Mastak’, Bhopal.
These Replicas are avalible for sale on a very reasonable price at our sale counters located at the below addresses:
- State Museum, Shyamla Hills, Bhopal.
- Directorate of Archaeology, Archives and Museums office, Banganga Road Bhopal.