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Auspicious Emblem with Five Revelers

Period:
Shunga period
Date:
1st–2nd century
Culture:
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Medium:
Double-molded terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, by exchange, and funds from various donors, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.341
Not on view
The torsos of the foremost revelers all share one or two common legs, a kind of visual pun much admired in India.
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