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Scenes From the Life of Buddha
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Scenes From the Life of Buddha

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Description This fragment of a relief is curved in plan and has been carved in high relief. On the relief, the Risi Asita interprets the dream of Queen Maya to King Suddhodana and the Queen. The relief also depicts the return of Queen Maya and the Bodhisattva in a palanquin carried by the Four Guardians of the World from the Lumbini grove.
Provenance Baroness Helen Giskra, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by gift.
Credit Gift of the Baroness Helen Giskra, 1949

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2nd-3rd century
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H: 6 1/4 x W: 15 3/8 in. (15.9 x 39 cm)
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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