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Relief

Relief
2nd century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
grey schist
Brief Description
Relief with yaksini under a tree, grey schist, 2nd century AD, Gandhara.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 0.24m
  • Length: 0.12m
Production
Gandhara
Bibliographic Reference
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.p. 94, pl. XXIXb
Collection
Accession Number
IS.156-1949

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record createdApril 8, 2004
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