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Seated Boddishatva: O.2-2003

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 23

Titles

Seated Boddishatva

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Seated Boddishatva. Dark grey schist with paler markings, carved in the round on three sides.

Notes

History note: From the collection of Harold Hargreaves, a member of the Archaeological Survey of India in the early 20th century, and in England by the 1930s; by descent to his daughter, the donor's mother, M.H. Morton.

Legal notes

Given by the Morton family in memory of Harold Hargreaves, and of his two daughters, Mary Morton, and Elizabeth Capstick

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.7 cm
Width: 22.3 cm

Relative size of this object

22.3 cm34.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-04-28) by Morton family

Dating

2nd-3rd century AD
100 CE - 300 CE

School or Style

Gandharan

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Over Headdress Depth 8.2 cm
Front

Materials used in production

dark grey Schist

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.2-2003
Primary reference Number: 93484
Entry form: 183
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 December 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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