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Scenes from the life of the Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67 x 289.8 x 9.8 cm (26 3/8 x 114 1/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
birth  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
enlightenment  Search this
parinirvana  Search this
Queen Maya  Search this
bodhi tree  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
monk  Search this
preaching  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.9a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 02: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye310da7033-7384-4e74-9ac3-74fb113f37ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1949.9a-d

Lower part of a Nagaraja (Serpent King) image

Medium:
Mottled red sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 71 x 44.5 cm (27 15/16 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, U.P., India
Date:
late 1st century CE
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
snake  Search this
naga  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
India  Search this
king  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1969.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b782624f-981e-43ba-839f-1bc73773bce3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1969.3

Head of the Buddha

Medium:
Red sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.8 × 26.9 × 25.5 cm (13 5/16 × 10 9/16 × 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, India
Date:
2nd-3rd century
Period:
Kushan period
Topic:
Buddha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
India  Search this
figure  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
head  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith
Accession Number:
F2014.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye374c8d25e-4655-4812-ab4d-f6c76a02763e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2014.3

Fragment of a Vedika Railing

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 107 x 27.2 x 17.1 cm (42 1/8 x 10 11/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Stone
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 200
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
architecture  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S1987.952
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye343fb458f-ec30-4450-92d9-1ffc10e22cfd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.952

Head of Buddha

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.5 x 17.8 x 16.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 x 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
schist  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann and Alan Wolfe
Accession Number:
S1989.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3cffb1c70-2e9f-4490-8224-377998627047
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1989.19

Standing figure of the Buddha

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 65.1 x 28.6 x 12.1 cm (25 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 3/4 in)
H x W x D (b): 19.1 x 21 x 10.8 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
4th century
Period:
Late Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.14a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye327eff4df-2ee9-4a9f-acb4-0fbdfe5d8236
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2000.14a-b

Seated Buddha with attendant figures and worshipper

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 45.4 x 45.7 x 7 cm (17 7/8 x 18 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
2nd-4th century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
schist  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ae25be28-9d82-41ec-b1cf-17737a0f850c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2000.15

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