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Stupa Railing

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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
Description:
Lower portion of a stone railing pillar from a stupa. With rough hewn base and half-lotus rosette on face (perhaps on both faces). 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.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Government Museum, Madras, India

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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