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Railing Pillar

Object Number:29-64-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 2nd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 199
Section:Asian
Materials:Mathura Sandstone
Red Sandstone
Technique:Relief
Iconography:Bodhisattvas
Prince
Chauri Bearer
Height: 31.8 cm
Width: 12.7 cm
Depth: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number:4 - Other Number

Description

Top of a railing pillar. Of square section bearing on two adjacent sides reliefs of standing bodhisattvas of the prince or Chauri bearer type beneath a round arch. The top corners of the pillar are rounded off. Of mathura sandstone. Kushan.

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