University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-61-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Buddhist
Provenience: India
Amaravati
Period: Late Andhra
Date Made: 2nd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Asian
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Iconography:Rosette
Credit Line:Gift of the Government Museum, Madras, India, 1930

Description

Grey marble railing pillar. Small pillar, tall, lower part rough hewn and with two projecting plinths at bottom to fit into sockets. Upper face with two half-rosettes separated by a plain surface bevelled away on each side. Upper half-rosette nearly defaced and left side broken off. Lower half-rosette above a band of floral design.


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