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Relief

Plaque

Object Number:29-64-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura (uncertain)
Date Made: 2nd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Asian
Materials:Red Sandstone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Surya
Squatting Figure
Height: 14.2 cm
Width: 9 cm
Depth: 4 cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number:16 white - Other Number
27 black - Other Number

Description

Relief of Surya, the sun god. Perhaps near Mathura. Red sandstone plaque much water worn, depicting a squatting figure with knees drawn up, holding a club in the right hand over the shoulder.

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