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Relief Fragment

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Object Number:
29-64-69
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Provenience:
India
Mathura
Date Made:
2nd Century - 3rd Century
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
299
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Mathura Sandstone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Attendants
Spear
Description:
Fragment of a relief. Of Mathura sandstone. Attendants, one bearing a spear, on the right of a figure indicated on the right hand edge but mutilated beyond identification. Alexander Scott's notes call this 'fragment of a Greek Bachanalian group" and say it was "taken from Mahabund mound the birthplace of Lord Krishna." Probably army of Mara.
Height:
29.2cm
Width:
29.8cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)
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Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
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