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Tympanum from a Buddhist structure

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Provenance

1926, sold by Bhola Natha, Mathura, India, to the MFA for $366.50. (Accession Date: November 4, 1926)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund

Indian, Shaka period, about first half of 1st century C.E.

Object Place

Mathura region, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 77.6 x 53 x 7 cm, 36.3 kg (30 9/16 x 20 7/8 x 2 3/4 in., 80 lb.) Framed (Swival steel wall mount / two wall hinges): 78.4 x 5.1 x 50.2 cm (30 7/8 x 2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.241

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements