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Acquired in 1939 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
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bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Presented by Barger and Wright
date_end
0100-12-31
date_start
0001-01-01
date_text
1st century (made)
descriptive_line
Fragments of a carved cornice,1st Century AD, grey schist, Swat Valley
dimensions
Height: 15.9 cm, Length: 22.8 cm, Depth: 5 cm, :, Length: 15.9 cm, :, Length: 31 cm, Height: 3.1 cm, Depth: 5 cm
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history_note
Acquired from Evert Barger, Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Bristol and Philip Wright, V&A Museum, as part of the collection of finds excavated during their expedition to the Swat valley in 1938. These pieces were Nos 62 and 63 in Barger's lists.
id
63404
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T23:27:39.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T23:27:39.000Z
latitude
30.441851
location
In Storage
longitude
69.359703
marks
materials
schist
materials_techniques
Carved grey schist
museum_number
IM.89-1939
museum_number_token
im891939
object_number
O94022
object_type
cornice
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original_price
physical_description
Two fragments of a projecting cornice. The smaller piece is decorated from the left with a foliated motif of four pipal leaves radiating from a central knob, the top half of an upright acanthus leaf and the bust of a woman raising a bowl in her right hand to her mouth. The larger piece is decorated, from the left, with the bust of a woman in profile facing right holding up a drinking vessel to her mouth in her left hand. Her head and shoulders are covered with her tutorial upright acanthus leaves curving in a mirror image of each other are carved next, separated by a vignette of two birds perched on the rim of a bowl.
place
Pakistan
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rights
3
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slug
cornice-unknown
sys_updated
2014-06-06T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
carving
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
100
year_start
1