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Seated Boddishatva: O.2-2003

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Current Location: Gallery 23


Seated Boddishatva


Production: Unknown




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


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

Acquisition and important dates

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


2nd Century-3rd Century#
100 CE - 300 CE

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Components of the work

Over Headdress Depth 8.2 cm

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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 December 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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