University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-64-18
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Buddhist
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 100 BC - 100 AD
Early Date: -100
Late Date: 100
Section:Asian
Materials:Red Sandstone
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Surya
Height: 21cm
Width: 11cm
Depth: 5cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number12 - Other Number
15 - Other Number

Description

Relief of Surya, the sun god. Near Mathura. Squatting figure with knees raised, holding a club (gada) in the right hand and a staff (danda) in the left, wears soft hat and earrings. Mathura sandstone covered with red paint and dirt. Much water worn.


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