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Capital of a temple pillar

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Provenance

1929, sold by C. T. Loo and Co., New York, to the MFA for $15,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: May 2, 1929) NOTE: This was the price paid for two objects, MFA accession nos. 29.953ab and 29.954ab.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund

Indian, early 7th century A.D.

Object Place

Guntur district, Southern India

Dimensions

Column height: 213 cm (83 7/8 in.); Capital diameter: 35.7 cm (14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.954a

Medium or Technique

Schistose marble

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements