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Object Number:
29-64-5
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Provenience:
India
Mathura
Date Made:
1st Century - 2nd Century
Early Date:
0
Late Date:
199
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Mathura Sandstone
Red Sandstone
Technique:
Relief
Carved
Iconography:
Naga (Snake)
Abhaya Mudra
Flask
Description:
Relief. Naga with a flask. Of the characteristic Mathura mottled sandstone. Standing Naga in human form with the right hand in abhaya mudra("fearlessness") and the left holding a small flask. Over the head rise seven cobra heads forming a sort of hood and giving the appearance of a halo.
Height:
25cm
Width:
24cm
Depth:
6cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)
Other Number:
1   -   Other Number
22   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Brown, Norman. 1930. Indian Sculpture: A Naga with a Flask. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (2)
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[Article] 1930. Indian Sculpture: A Naga with a Flask. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (2): 22-23. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-23
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