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Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Maitreya, head
198 – 199
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
1996/2.45
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
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

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
Two horizontal beams framing a scene of six figures working to haul a form from left to right. On the far right edge is a column or castle with a rectangular window in its center.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Frieze from a Stupa Stone
100 – 299
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2016/2.375
This head of a male figure with curly hair and a mustache would once have been part of a large stucco sculpture group. Part of the stucco has flaked away from the right-hand side of the face.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Head of an unidentified male figure, possibly a donor figure or a devotee in a Buddhist sculpture group
5th century
Museum Purchase
1948/1.102

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Architectural fragment with Mithuna (loving couple) and garland
3rd century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1976/2.77

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Turbaned head of a male figure, Hadda type (Afghanistan)
200 – 499
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.84
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

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Head of a Buddha
3rd century
Gift of F. Karel Wiest
1981/2.67
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
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