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The First Sermon

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Provenance

1921, gift of the Government Museum, Madras, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 4, 1921) Note: this was part of a set of 65 objects which were gifted to the MFA by the Government Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of the Government Museum, Madras

Worship of the Dharmachakra

Indian, Satavahana period, about 2nd century A.D.

Object Place

Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Dimensions

Overall: 62 x 53 x 12cm (24 7/16 x 20 7/8 x 4 3/4in.) Weight: 76.2 kg (168 lb.)

Accession Number

21.1505

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief