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Buddha and Disciples
  • Gandhara (present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan)
  • Buddha and Disciples, circa 200s (Kushan period)
  • Where object was made: Gandhara (present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan)
  • schist
  • Object Height: 26.7 cm
    Object Height: 10 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0017
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Seated Buddha on right side of the sculpture. Three figures wearing robes are standing near the Buddha. The figure directly next to the Buddha is holding a tablet toward the Buddha. The other two figures gaze toward the viewer. There is a column on the left side. The top is decorated with floral designs in relief.