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Portion of a Ramayana narrative frieze

Accession Number
2012/2.160

Title
Portion of a Ramayana narrative frieze

Artist(s)
Indian

Artist Nationality
Indian (South Asian)

Object Creation Date
5th century

Medium & Support
terracotta

Dimensions
12 13/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 6 in (32.6 cm x 22.23 cm x 15.24 cm)

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

Label copy
Anonymous
Portion of a Ramayana narrative frieze
India, Gupta period (320–647 CE)
5th century
Terracotta
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink, 2012/2.160

Physical Description
A section of a frieze displaying two people side by side. They both have their left hands across their chests and are wearing skirts.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
narrative relief

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
figures (representations)
sculpture (visual works)
terracottas (sculptural works)

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