Relief panel

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Acquired in 1907 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
0200-01-01
date_text
probably around 200 (made)
descriptive_line
Relief panel showing Buddha's Mahaparinirvana, grey schist, 2nd century, Swat valley.
dimensions
Height: 0.285 m, Length: 0.415 m
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
41544
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T22:08:34.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T22:08:34.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
schist
materials_techniques
Grey schist
museum_number
344-1907
museum_number_token
3441907
object_number
O86112
object_type
Relief panel
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
The scene is dominated by the death-bed of Buddha between two Corinthian-type pilasters at either end and by a top cornice decorated with a frieze of large acanthus leaves. The couch has turned legs, and is covered with cushions and a long free flowing drapery. The Buddha lies on the couch on his right side with his head propped up on his right hand. He has nimbus and his hair is drawn back in long waves. On the floor near the bed sits Subhadra, the Buddha's last disciple, sunk in meditation. His tripod and water gourd is next to him. On the left stands Vajrapani, under a sala tree, holding the thunderbolt in his left hand. At the foot of the bed stands the monk Mahakasyapa, touching one of the Buddha's feet. Behind the Buddha three of the Malla princes are shown in various postures of grief.
place
primary_image_id
production_note
Swat valley, Gandhara
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
relief-panel-relief-panel-unknown
sys_updated
2014-06-20T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
hand carved
title
Relief panel
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
200