Tile showing a woman carrying a pot
- 5th–6th century
- India (ancient kingdom of Kashmir, Harwan)
- H. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); W. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Gifts in memory of Anthony Gardner, 1994
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This tile decorated the courtyard of an apsidal temple at Harwan, in Kashmir. perhaps occurred in relation to the emergence of Esoteric, or Vajrayana, Buddhism. Numerals in Kharoshthi script have been incised into the tile, presumably to aid its placement.