University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-64-226
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Buddhist
Provenience: Gandhara
Date Made: 2nd Century - 3rd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Slate
Iconography:Buddha
Brahmins
Height: 10.48cm
Length: 45.7cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number6-1940-5 - Other Number

Description

Part of a circular frieze. Micaceous slate bas relief. Continuous scene: Seated Buddha with worshipping Brahmins on each side and attendants, niche with a statue standing on a pedestal, five walking figures, one with a staff, niche with putti on a pedestal, egg and dart moulding above. All on curved surface.


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

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