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Acquired in 1913 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Given by Mr Imre Schwaiger through The Art Fund
date_end
0200-12-31
date_start
0100-01-01
date_text
2nd century (made)
descriptive_line
Relief with Buddha and yaksinis, 2nd century Ad, Grey schist, Swat valley, Gandhara.
dimensions
Height: 0.16 m, Length: 0.40 m
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Given by Mr. I. Schwaiger
id
44437
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T22:19:58.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T22:19:58.000Z
latitude
22.06069
location
In Storage
longitude
73.2211
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Grey schist
museum_number
IM.221-1913
museum_number_token
im2211913
object_number
O87615
object_type
Relief
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
This relief is divided into three units, with the main scene in the middle one, and secondary figures in the two lateral units. In the middle we see Buddha standing in the centre slightly towards the monk on the right. On the other side there is Vajrapani, the Buddha's faithful body guard, seen from the rear. The Buddha is completely wrapped up in his sanghati which encases his body in folds. The face is mostly broken off but his usnisa is just visible. The monk is shown with anjalimudra pointing to the Buddha. Vajrapani, seen from the rear, forms a bold figure matching that of the monk on the left. His right hand is raised to his chest holding the thunderbolt. A large part of this is broken off. On the two lateral units appear two tree nymphs (yaksinis), in perfectly identical postures as if mirrored, with the exception of the posture of the heads.
place
Gandhara
primary_image_id
production_note
Swat valley, Gandhara.
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
relief-unknown
sys_updated
2014-06-13T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
hand carved
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
200
year_start
100