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The red mottled sandstone of this lotus relief is unique to the Sikri quarry, just outside of Mathura.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Lotus Relief, Fragment from the crosspiece of a stupa railing in Mathura
3rd century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1963/1.90

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Celebratory couple, fragment of railing from a Buddhist Stupa
100 – 299
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
1996/2.33
A miniature stupa, cast of bronze in several parts, consisting of a bell-shaped base; an inverted cone-shaped tower, capped by an "umbrella" with pendant, fringe-like decoration, inlaid with semi-percious stone, surmounted by a lotus bud. Atop the whole structure is a half-moon and sun disk motif, supported by intertwined ribbons and culminating in another lotus bud.
Kadampa Stupa
13th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2003/1.386

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Devotees of the Buddha (fragment of a frieze from a stupa, from Nagarjunakonda?)
100 – 299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1972/2.42
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
100 – 399
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.83
Wooden miniture model of a tower, comprised of a round base, a bar in the middle where three larger discs and six or seven small discs are inserted. A bulb-shaped ornament rests on top.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Stupa: Hyakuman tô (one of one million pagodas)
764 – 770
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1969/2.21

Nepali
Mandala of a Yabyum deity, housed in a chorten (stupa), surrounded by other deities and figures from the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon
1700 – 1766
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sherman E. Lee for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1963/2.63

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
1996/2.26
A fragment of a stone slab, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.  In this relief, he is converting devotees of the fire god Agni, the three ascetic Kasyapa brothers and their disciples. In this narrative, the Buddha asked to spend the night in the fire temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa. The temple’s fire god worshipers thought the fearsome fire serpent that dwelled within the temple would vanquish the Buddha.  Instead, the fiery radiance of the meditating Buddha overwhelmed the serpent, who crawled into the Buddha’s alms bowl; the defeated snake appears in this sculpture below the Buddha. Meanwhile, the dazzling radiance the Buddha emits has been mistaken for flames and a fire brigade using ladders and pots of water has been formed to put out the fire, as can be seen here. Seated in the posture and gesture of meditation, the Buddha’s calm presence is in contrast to the action unfolding around him. The three Kasyapa brothers, with their beards and matted hair, are at the bo
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the life of the Buddha: Buddha triumphs over the fire snake at the Fire Temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa (architectural fragment)
200 – 232
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1972/2.41
A curved stone, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the Life of the Buddha: Conception (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Iuliana and Mark Phillips
1997/2.37
The Buddha in bhumisparsa mudra (the gesture of touching the earth with his right hand, palm inward), signaling his victory over Mara. He is shown under three leaves, indicating the bodhi tree under which he sat while meditating before reaching an awakening. He is shown flanked by two stupas, or reliquary monuments, symbolizing his attainment of nirvana.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Buddha, seated under a canopy of 3 leaves on a double lotus dais in the padmasana pose, in bhumisparsa mudra, flanked by two stupas
11th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1983/1.396
A curved stone, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scenes from the Life of the Buddha: Adoration of the Buddha Dimpakara, Conception, Prophecy, Birth (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Iuliana and Mark Phillips
1997/2.36
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