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Votive tablet

Votive tablet

  • Place of origin:

    Pagan (made)

  • Date:

    11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terra cotta

  • Museum number:

    IM.363-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Buddhist votive tablet of terracotta. Low relief impression of Gautama Buddha seated beneath a trefoil arch in the bhumisparsa attitude, partly surrounded by 14 smaller buddhas.

Place of Origin

Pagan (made)

Date

11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terra cotta

Dimensions

Height: 4.75 in, Width: 5 in

Object history note

Foun in a rock cut cave behind the principal image of Buddha in the Kyankku Ohnmin Temple at Pagan in 1905 by Robert Sewell.

Descriptive line

Fragment of votive tablet showing Buddhas, terracotta, from the Kyaukku Ohnmin Temple at Pagan, Burma, probably 11th century

Materials

Terracotta

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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