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Gautama riding from his Palace: O.4-1917

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Current Location: Gallery 23


Gautama riding from his Palace


Sculptor: Unknown




Schist, carved in high relief, of Bodhisattva Gautama riding out to visit the city.

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Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Place(s) associated

  • Gandhara ⪼ India

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Method of acquisition: Given (1917-01-29) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Techniques used in production

Carving : Schist, carved in high relief and undercut

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Accession number: O.4-1917
Primary reference Number: 138184
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 December 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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