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Buddhist Sculpture Relief

Religious Art, Buddhism, Sculpture Relief

Works of Art (12)

Birth of the Buddha, Kushan period, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Stone (1987.417.1)
Buddha's Descent from the Trayastrimsha Heaven, Ikshvaku period, second half of 3rd century, India, Andhra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda, Limestone (28.31)
The Buddha's First Sermon at Sarnath, ca. 2nd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1980.527.4)
Buddhist stele, Tang dynasty, ca. 700, China, Black limestone (30.122)
Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana), 2nd–4th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (L.1993.69.4)
The Dream of Queen Maya, Kushan period, 1st century A.D., Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Schist (1976.402)
Gift of Anathapindada, Kushan period, 2nd–3rd century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist with traces of gold foil (1987.142.1)
The Great Departure and the Temptation of the Buddha, Ikshvaku period, ca. first half of 3rd century, India (Andra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda), Limestone (28.105
Manjuvajra Mandala, Pala period (ca. 700–1200), 11th century, Bangladesh or India (West Bengal), Black stone (57.51.6)
The Miracle of Shravasti, Mon-Dvaravati period, 7th–9th century, Thailand, Terracotta (1990.311)
Plaque with scenes from the life of the Buddha, Pala or Pagan period, 12th century, India or Burma. Mudstone (1982.233)
Reliquary (?) with scenes from the life of the Buddha, ca. 10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Bone with traces of color and gold paint (1985.392.1)