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Frieze

Bas Relief

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Object Number:
29-64-226
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Buddhist
Provenience:
Gandhara
Date Made:
2nd century-3rd century
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
299
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Slate
Iconography:
Buddha
Brahmins
Description:
Part of a circular frieze. Micaceous slate bas relief. Continuous scene: Seated Buddha with worshipping Brahmins on each side and attendants, niche with a statue standing on a pedestal, five walking figures, one with a staff, niche with putti on a pedestal, egg and dart moulding above. All on curved surface.
Height:
10.48cm
Length:
45.7cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)
Other Number:
6-1940-5   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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