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Acquired in 1939 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Bashar Rept. Plt. XL, No.390. Kausambi. Pl.XVII.A. (B.A.Kite, S.O.A.S. 1959). Lot no.223, Sotheby & Co. Catalogue, page 43. Sale 1.8.1939.
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca.100 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Headless female; Sculpture, terracotta. Kausambi, India.
dimensions
Height: 5.25 in, Width: 2 in
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
From Kausambi, the site of an important early Indian city occupied between around 400BC and 600AD.
id
373339
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T15:14:17.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T15:14:17.000Z
latitude
25.53396
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 17, shelf 7
longitude
81.429268
marks
materials
terracotta
materials_techniques
Brown terracotta
museum_number
IM.172-1939
museum_number_token
im1721939
object_number
O449291
object_type
Figure
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Moulded plaque depicting a female figure, the head missing. This figurine shows: a background rim decorated by rows of circular mounds which may be interpreted to be long streamers of lotus petals connected to the head; she stands on a square pedestal; feet below the ankle are not seen; head is missing; she wears the double necklace arrangement, one as a choker, the other hanging between the breasts; above the hips is a three-strand jewelled girdle from which hangs a highly decorated square buckle with flowing ornamentations arranged in various sections; this belt touches the ground; both hands are on the girdle; on the right hand is a long-tailed parrot; navel is clearly indicated.
place
Kausambi
primary_image_id
2010EA5621
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
figure-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-96
year_start
-105