Tympanum from a Buddhist structure

Indian
Shaka period
about first half of 1st century C.E.


Object Place: Mathura region, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 77.6 x 53 x 7 cm, 36.3 kg (30 9/16 x 20 7/8 x 2 3/4 in., 80 lb.) Framed (Swival steel wall mount / two wall hinges): 78.4 x 5.1 x 50.2 cm (30 7/8 x 2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.241

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Architectural elements

Provenance

1926, sold by Bhola Natha, Mathura, India, to the MFA for $366.50. (Accession Date: November 4, 1926)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund