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Reliquary with Contents

Date:
ca. 1st–3rd century
Culture:
Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)
Medium:
Schist with traces of gold leaf
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.44a–m
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 235
Signature: 雲間胡文明製
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1987; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection," October 2, 1991–June 28, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Pala-Sena Period," 2007.

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