Curvilinear frieze bordered on top by a plain fillet and dentil and bar band and at the bottom by a plain fillet. The narrative is a scene from the life of the Buddha, perhaps the visit of the sixteen ascetics to the Buddha in the Magadha cave. The haloed Buddha is seated inside a cave, with his left hand held in abhayamudrā. On either side of the cave, are seated figure holding spears and facing outward towards the ascetics who approach from both sides. The first among the ascetics on either side kneel and bow as they approach. Tenon located inside of edge. Socket and groove run along the circumference on top.
Visit of the Sixteen Ascetics to the Buddha Cave in Magadha Cave 1