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Object Number:
29-64-12
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Provenience:
India
Mathura
Period:
Kushan
Date Made:
100 BC - 200 AD
Early Date:
-100
Late Date:
200
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Mathura Sandstone
Red Sandstone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Yakshi?
Seated Female
Description:
Relief of seated female figure of red mottled Mathura sandstone. Woman seated with knees far apart and drapery falling between them from a belt. Upper part of body bare, showing prominent breasts. Right hand raised with palm cupped toward the head. Left hand rests on knee. Wears a sort of cap and big earrings, scarf over shoulders. Scott calls it a "Yakshi". Kushan.
Height:
22.2cm
Width:
18cm
Depth:
5.5cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)
Other Number:
9   -   Other Number

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