University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-68-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Gandhara
Date Made: 2nd Century - 3rd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Slate
Technique:Bas Relief
Carved
Iconography:Male
Human Figures
Height: 15.2cm
Length: 29.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink and Son, 1924

Description

Bas relief frieze. Micaceous slate. Two Atlantes figures; bearded figure at left sitting on ground with knees raised and hands on knees; smooth-faced figure at right sitting on ground, right knee raised and elbow resting on it with hand held up as if to support something, left hand on knee partly raised.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1924. Gandhara Sculpture. The Museum Journal. Volume XV (No. 4): 288-294. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate XXVView Objects cited in this Publication

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