University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Height: 22.2cm
Width: 18cm
Depth: 5.5cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number9 - Other Number

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.


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