Bimaran Reliquary

Published/Created:
Pakistan or Afghanistan (ancient region of Gandhara)
1-100
Physical Description:
H: 6.7 cm; D: 6.60 cm (base)
Materials:
gold and garnets
Notes:
From stupa 2 at Bimaran, Gandhara (in modern Afghanistan.) Reliquary with arcades containing Buddhist figures, here Buddha is flanked by Indra and Brahma.
Culture:
Buddhist
Accession Number:
MHY09558.jpg
Genre:
containers: ceremonial containers: reliquaries (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Title:
Asian Collection (Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan Personal Collection)
Source Note:
David Snellgrove, Image of the Buddha, Kodansha, 1978
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Donor:
Donated by Prof. Mimi Yiengpruksawan, Art History, 2011
Original Repository:
London, England: British Museum
OID:
10292466
PID:
digcoll:1903465