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Votive tablet

Votive tablet

  • Place of origin:

    Pagan (made)

  • Date:

    11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta

  • Museum number:

    IM.364-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 2

Physical description

Low relief impression of Gautama Buddha, seated beneath a trefoil arch surmounted by an umbrella, from which issue slender leafy branches of the Ficus Religiosa. Figure surrounded by 24 smaller Buddhas.

Place of Origin

Pagan (made)

Date

11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta

Dimensions

Height: 5.25 in, Width: 5.25 in

Object history note

Bought from Robert Sewell

Historical context note

Found in 1904 in rock cut cave behind the principal image of Buddha in the Kyaukka Ohnmin Temple at Pagan, Burma.

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Terracotta

Subjects depicted

Buddhism

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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