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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    Pagan (made)

  • Date:

    11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terra cotta

  • Museum number:

    IM.365-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Arch-shaped, broken diagonally downward from right to left. Four rows of small Buddhas, or portions of Buddhas, all in the Bhumisparsa attitude, in the following order, 2, 4, 6, and 3. On either side of the top row of three, are two small topes, each surmounted by a four-fold umbrella

Place of Origin

Pagan (made)

Date

11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terra cotta

Dimensions

Height: 5 in, Width: 4.6 in

Object history note

Found by R. Sewell in 1905. It has a hand written label pasted on the back to the same effect as IM 362-1914.

Descriptive line

votive plaque; Ritual, terracotta, from the Kyankku Ohnmin cave temple in Pagan, Burma, probably 11th century

Materials

Terracotta

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Buddhism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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