MP3: AHOW: 042 Gold Coin of Kumaragupta I

01.06.2010

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AHOW: 042 Gold Coin of Kumaragupta I MP3

Gold coin from the Gupta empire, showing a goddess and a horse. Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, explores the Hindu images of gods and goddesses that can be found on coins from the Gupta empire, which flourished in India from around 320 to 550 AD. The Gupta period is regarded by many Indians as a golden age, a time when Indian cultural life and religion came together to create temples and texts that ar... Source: bbc.co.uk

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