Scenes from the life of the Buddha

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Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery 02: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period
Kushan dynasty
Accession Number
F1949.9a-d
Topic
Buddhism
Buddha
worship
birth
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)
enlightenment
parinirvana
Queen Maya
bodhi tree
Afghanistan
Pakistan
monk
preaching
South Asian and Himalayan Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Pakistan or Afghanistan
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)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture
Stone