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Acquired in 1883 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Presented by the Punjab Government
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
0100-01-01
date_text
2nd century (made)
descriptive_line
Relief fragment showing the birth of Prince Siddhartha, late 2nd century, grey schist, Takht-i-bahi.
dimensions
Height: 0.165 m, Length: 0.23 m
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Presented by Punjab Government
id
35070
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:47:07.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:47:07.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
schist
materials_techniques
Grey schist
museum_number
IS.3305-1883
museum_number_token
is33051883
object_number
O85641
object_type
Relief
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
This relief is extremely damaged. Only a very high base is preserved, as well as the margin on the right in the form of a tall rectangular niche containing a putto standing frontally on a vase-like socle and playing a sort of lute. The head is broken off. In the centre Queen Maya stands in the position typical for this scene, with her left leg crossed over the right leg. She has supported herself with her left arm against her sister Mahaprajapati, who faces her, while her right arm reached out to the branches of the sala tree, of which only the outlines are still preserved. She is wearing a garment with wide trousers, the child emerges from her right side and is received by the god standing next to her, his hands covered in shawl. Behind Mahaprajapati, in the corner stands another smaller male figure with hands joined piously.
place
primary_image_id
production_note
Takht-i-Bahi
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
fragment-relief-unknown
sys_updated
2014-06-20T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
hand carved
title
Fragment
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
100