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Shaft of a temple pillar

Indian
early 7th century A.D.


Object Place: Guntur District, Southern India

Dimensions

36.5 x 22 x 24 cm (14 3/8 x 8 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.954b

Medium or Technique

Schistose marble

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements

Provenance

1929, sold by C. T. Loo and Co., New York, to the MFA for $15,000 [see note]. (Accession Date: May 2, 1929)

NOTE: This was the price paid for two objects, MFA accession nos. 29.953ab and 29.954ab.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund