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Frieze from a Stupa Stone

Accession Number
2016/2.375

Title
Frieze from a Stupa Stone

Artist(s)
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)

Object Creation Date
2nd-3rd century

Medium & Support
stone

Dimensions
3 ⅝ in x 12 ⅝ in x 1 ¾ in (9.21 cm x 32.07 cm x 4.45 cm);5 ¼ in x 12 ½ in x 2 ½ in (13.34 cm x 31.75 cm x 6.35 cm);1 ⅝ in x 12 ½ in x 2 ½ in (4.13 cm x 31.75 cm x 6.35 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Physical Description
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.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
architectural element

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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