University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-61-2
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
Height: 107.95cm
Width: 91.44cm
Thickness: 33.02cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Government Museum, Madras, India, 1930

Description

Lower portion of a stone railing pillar from a stupa. With rough hewn base and half-lotus rosette on face. Below the half-lotus rosette runs a narrow course of squares containing floral rosettes. Right edge of the block bears a V socket for the rail to fit into. Grey marble.


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