Museums In Patna
The State museum, established in 1917, has an excellent
collection of stone and teracotta sculptures especially
from the Mauryan period. The most outstanding piece is of
course the Didarganj Yakshi.
A larger than life voluptuous, female figure carved from
the yellowish sandstone from Chunar, Bihar, the glossy
sheen of the surface is a characteristic feature of the
On View are toys, icons and mother goddess figures,
The bronzes on view include early Buddist figures ,
a standing Buddha and Bodhisattvas.
Address : State Museum