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Cosmetic dish with upper portion showing a carving of a woman seated on a sea-monster. The lower part, which occupies less than half its total area is broken away. Gandhara region, 1st or 2nd century A.D. The reverse is plain. This motif, as shwon by Buchthal, is derived from Western sources.
Bibliography, The Western Aspects of Gandhara Sculptures, proceedings of the British Academy Vol. XXXI, Fig.5.
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Diameter: 12 cm
Object history note
Bought from Maj. Genl. H.L.Haughton C.B., C.I.E., C.B.E., 1948.
Domestic, schist, Gandhara
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
The Western Aspects of Gandhara Sculptures, proceedings of the British Academy Vol. XXXI, Fig.5.
Haworth-Booth, Mark; Indian Sculpture: A Travelling Exhibition, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1971
South & South East Asia Collection