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Offering shrine with engraved figures and inscriptions

early 6th century A.D.


Dimensions

138 x 200 x 97 cm (54 5/16 x 78 3/4 x 38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.340

Medium or Technique

Limestone with carved and inscribed details

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 271)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1937, Yamanaka and Company, New York; sold by Yamanaka (with partial exchange) to the MFA for $20,000. (Accession Date: April 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Anna Mitchell Richards and Martha Silsbee Funds