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==A Buddhist stupa at Mohenjo-daro (c.200): In a striking act of cultural appropriation, a Buddhist stupa is built amidst the ruins of Mohenjo-daro [*Routes*], one of the great cities of the Indus Valley Civilization.
. ==Takht-e Bahi (c.100's-200's): The famous Buddhist monastery at Takht-e Bahi, on a hilltop near Peshawar, Pakistan, dates from this period. A tablet giving most of what little we know about Gondophares was found here. The monastery probably contains lovely works of art: *Met Museum*. [*Routes*]
==Vasudeva I (c.195-230), the last of the powerful Kushan emperors, is as thoroughly Indianized as his name. His beautiful coins show Shiva or Lakshmi, and make heavy use of the Kharoshti script (*grifterrec*). Vasudeva's capital is at Mathura. [*Routes*]
=="Apollonius of Tyana," by Philostratus (c.220) (*livius.org*), purports to be a biography of the earlier Greek neo-Pythagorean philosopher. But in fact the text describes a quite imaginary journey to India, and mystical conversations with Indian kings and sages (*mountain man*).
==Nagarjunakonda (c.200s) is, besides Amaravati, the other main early Buddhist site in what is now Andhra Pradesh. It too is now mostly ruined, with its lovely pieces in museum collections. Images: *DSAL*; *IGNCA*.

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