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Celebratory couple, fragment of railing from a Buddhist Stupa

Accession Number
1996/2.33

Title
Celebratory couple, fragment of railing from a Buddhist Stupa

Artist(s)
Indian

Artist Nationality
Indian (South Asian)

Object Creation Date
2nd century - 3rd century

Medium & Support
mottled red sandstone

Dimensions
8 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in (21.59 cm x 18.42 cm x 12.07 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips

Subject matter
A man and a wife celebrating a festive occasion (they exchange a drinking bowl), as they stand on the fenced veranda of a city building; a fragment from an architectural monument, probably the gateway or fence pillar of Buddhist stupa.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
couples
drinking
fences (site elements)
stupas

3 Related Resources

Before 1492
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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