Q. Consider the following statements with respect to Mathura School::
1. It is mostly flourished on the banks of River Ganga
2. It is influenced by the stories and imageries of Hinduism only
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

The Mathura School flourished on the banks of the river Yamuna in the period between 1st and 3rd centuries B.C. The sculptures of the Mathura School were influenced by the stories and imageries of all three religions of the time – Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. The images were modelled on the earlier Yaksha images found during the Mauryan period.

Source: ForumIAS