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Relief - Relief

Relief

  • Object:

    Relief

  • Place of origin:

    Gandhara (made)

  • Date:

    2nd century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    grey schist

  • Museum number:

    IS.156-1949

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This relief shows a standing yaksini beneath a tree with her right hand on her hip. Her left hand is missing and her legs are crossed. She wears a bracelet, a necklace and ear pendants as well as a wreath in her hair.

Place of Origin

Gandhara (made)

Date

2nd century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

grey schist

Dimensions

Height: 0.24 m, Length: 0.12 m

Descriptive line

Relief with yaksini under a tree, grey schist, 2nd century AD, Gandhara.

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

p. 94, pl. XXIXb
Ackermann, Hans Christoph. Narrative Stone Reliefs from Gandhara in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Catalogue and Attempt at a Stylistic History. Reports and Memoirs. Director of the Series Giuseppe Tucci. Volume XVII. IsMEO, Rome, 1975.

Production Note

Gandhara

Techniques

Hand carved

Categories

Sculpture; Bronze; Architectural fittings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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