Stone Counter

2006bf2751 jpg l

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Acquired in 1874 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 2nd century BC - 1st century BC (made)
descriptive_line
Polished sandstone, Patna, Bihar, Sunga period, c. 2nd-1st century B.C.
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
The engraved flower medallion shares design elements seen in the decoration of the railings of the Bharhut stupa, erected in the 2nd century BC. This stone, possibly a piece from a board game, was found in a tank at Patna, the ancient city of Pataliputra.
historical_significance
history_note
id
25028
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:03:08.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:03:08.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
materials_techniques
[]
museum_number
830-1874
museum_number_token
8301874
object_number
O25058
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
place
primary_image_id
2006BF2751
production_note
Patna (Pataliputra), Bihar, India
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
stone-counter-sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Stone Counter
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1
year_start
-205