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Stupa Railing Pillar

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Native Name:
Thaba
Object Number:
30-61-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Buddhist
Provenience:
India
Amaravati
Period:
Late Andhra
Date Made:
2nd Century
Early Date:
100
Late Date:
199
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Lotus
Flowers
Description:
Lower portion of a railing pillar (thaba), from a stupa, with rough hewn base and full lotus rosette on the face at right and a long narrow V socket on the left side of the face. Evidently this was an inner angle of the railing. Below the lotus rosette is a narrow band of floral ornament. The left edge of the block bears a partly defaced full lotus above a band of squares containing rosettes. The right edge is rough hewn, with a V socket. Grey marble.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Government Museum, Madras, India

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