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Acquired in 1947 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
H. Hargreaves, Handbook to Sculptures in Peshawar Museum, 1930, Pl. 8 (a) E.Esperandieu, Recueil General de bas-reliefs, statues et bustes de la Gaule romaine, Paris 1916, Vol.6, p. 421 for Western parrallels. W.Zwalf, The Shrines of Gandhara 1979, pl.28.
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh
date_end
0300-12-31
date_start
0100-01-01
date_text
2nd century-3rd century (made)
descriptive_line
Bracket relief panel depicting a winged Triton, schist, 2nd-3rd century, Gandhara.
dimensions
Height: 20 cm, Length: 31 cm, Depth: 6.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
South-East Asia, room 47a
historical_context_note
Motifs such as the winged triton holding a spear illustrate the liberal borrowings that the Gandharan school made from the Hellenistic west. The majority of Gandharan Buddhist buildings were constructed in brick. Stone was largely confined to the decorative reliefs. This relief still exhibits the tenons used to secure it in its original architectural setting.
historical_significance
history_note
Presented by Dr. W.L. Hildburgh
id
25016
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:03:06.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:03:06.000Z
latitude
22.06069
location
South-East Asia, room 47a, case 8
longitude
73.2211
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Schist
museum_number
IS.8-1947
museum_number_token
is81947
object_number
O25040
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
A right-angle braket with two shallow tenons on the base. The triton is bearded, winged and has a long dragon-like tail., ram's hoofs on his feet and holds a spear in his right hand. The relief depicts a winged triton holding a spear., his upper form resembling a centaur whist the lower body metamorphoses into an acquatic serpentine form.
place
Gandhara
primary_image_id
2006AU8867
production_note
Possibly Takhi-i-Bahi, Gandhara, Pakistan
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
300
year_start
100