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Bas Relief

Carving (uncertain)

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Object Number:
29-64-240
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Buddhist
Indian (uncertain)
Provenience:
Gandhara
Date Made:
1st century-2nd century
Early Date:
0
Late Date:
199
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Slate
Technique:
Bas Relief
Carved
Iconography:
Atlas?
Winged Figure
Description:
Micaceous slate bas relief of 'Atlas' figure in a frame. Alexander Scott says 'Winged god or Yaskha, a characteristic specimen of early Buddhistic temple decoration, enclosed viz. sank in a filleted frame, with dog-tooth pattern in one side of stone.'
Height:
16.5cm
Width:
14cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
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