Wrestler Weight (fragment)

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Acquired in 1989 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Similar weights published in : S. Czuma, Kushan Sculpture, 1985
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
0300-12-31
date_start
0100-01-01
date_text
2nd century-3rd century (made)
descriptive_line
Wrestler's weight (Fragment), carved sandstone, Mathura, Eastern India, 2nd-3rd century.
dimensions
Width: L 21 cm, Height: 15.5 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
...
historical_significance
history_note
Presented by Samuel Eilenburg and David Lindahl. in 1989.
id
25039
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:03:11.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:03:11.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Carved Red Sandstone
museum_number
IS.105-1989
museum_number_token
is1051989
object_number
O25078
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Weight for athletic use carved in the red sandstone characteristic of the Mathura region. It is decorated with a scene depicting a warrior battling an elephant which has lifted a monkey in its trunk. It probably represents Krishna killing the elephant Kualayapida, and therefore associated with wreslers.
place
primary_image_id
2006BF2750
production_note
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
wrestler-weight-fragment-sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2014-04-01T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Wrestler Weight (fragment)
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
300
year_start
100