Amer, Near Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Archaeology, Sculptures And Epigraphy.
10.00 am-5.00 pm, Friday Closed.
Situated in the Dil-e-Aram Gardens, of Amer, the very old capital of Jaipur, was established in 1949. Prior to this, the excavate material from Rairh, Bairat, Sambhar, Nagar etc. and the sculptures and epigraphs collected from various sites in the erstwhile Jaipur State were housed at Vidyadhar Gardens in Purana Ghat. In July 1949, the complete collection was transferred to Dil-e-Aaram Garden, a part of the older palace 1992 in this complex.
The museum is divided into three sections :
1) Archaeological section
Which contains material recovered from excavations at Rairh, Bairat, Sambhar, Nagar, Pamvar, Bansi and Virat Nagar?
2) Sculpture section
3) Epigraphy section
There are two 'Yupa Pillars' (sacrificial posts) with inscriptions from Barnala; Pratihar sculptures from Abhaneris (8th century AD) and Terracotta from Rairh, Bairat, Sambhar and Nagar belonging to an early historical period. The material is arranged in chronological sequence, making the visitor familiar with the contribution of Rajasthan in various fields of art through the ages.
10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Friday and gazetted holidays.