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Object Number: 29-64-69
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 2nd Century - 3rd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Mathura Sandstone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Attendants
Spear
Height: 29.2cm
Width: 29.8cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918

Description

Fragment of a relief. Of Mathura sandstone. Attendants, one bearing a spear, on the right of a figure indicated on the right hand edge but mutilated beyond identification. Alexander Scott's notes call this 'fragment of a Greek Bachanalian group" and say it was "taken from Mahabund mound the birthplace of Lord Krishna." Probably army of Mara.


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