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Acquired in 1939 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Barger, E. and Wright, P., ‘Excavations in Swat and Explorations in the Oxus Territories of Afghanistan, a detailed report of the 1938 expedition’, Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India, vol. 64, Calcutta, 1941
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Presented by Barger and Wright
date_end
0300-12-31
date_start
0200-01-01
date_text
3rd century (made)
descriptive_line
carved relief of two birds on the roof of a hut, grey schist, 3rd century AD, Swat Valley.
dimensions
Height: 0.128 m, Length: 0.118 m
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
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. This is no. 105 in Barger's lists.
id
67013
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T23:44:22.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T23:44:22.000Z
latitude
30.441851
location
In Storage
longitude
69.359703
marks
materials
schist
materials_techniques
Carved grey schist
museum_number
IM.97-1939
museum_number_token
im971939
object_number
O96214
object_type
sculptural fragment
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
This small fragment belongs to the upper margin of a relief. A hemispherical thatched roof reaches with its prop to the upper border with a saw tooth moulding. On the roof are perched two birds with relatively long necks.
place
Pakistan
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
sculptural-fragment-unknown
sys_updated
2014-06-20T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
carving
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
300
year_start
200