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Sculpture - Garnet Bird (Ring?)

Garnet Bird (Ring?)

  • Object:

    Sculpture

  • Date:

    ca. 2nd century BC-2nd century AD (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Garnet

  • Museum number:

    IS.28-1948

  • Gallery location:

    South Asia, Room 41, case 30

Date

ca. 2nd century BC-2nd century AD (made)

Materials and Techniques

Garnet

Historical context note

....Garnet Ring in the form of a bird ?

Descriptive line

Garnet, Gandhara, ca. 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Plate 9, page 18
Susan Stronge, Nima Smith, and J.C. Harle. A Golden Treasury : Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent London : Victoria and Albert Museum in association with Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 1988. ISBN: 0944142168

Production Note

Gandhara, Pakistan

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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