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Works of Art (14)

The Buddha's First Sermon at Sarnath, ca. 2nd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1980.527.4)
Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana), 2nd–4th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (L.1993.69.4)
Dedicatory inscription from a mosque, Indian Sultanate period (1206–1555), dated A.H. 905 / A.D. 1500,India, Bengal, Gabbro, carved (1981.320)
Dish with Apollo and Daphne, ca. 1st century B.C.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.307)
The Dream of Queen Maya, Kushan period, 1st century A.D., Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Schist (1976.402)
Fasting Siddhartha, Kushan period, ca. 3rd century, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara), Schist (1987.218.5)
Garland holder with a winged celestial, mid-1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.213)
Gift of Anathapindada, Kushan period, 2nd–3rd century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist with traces of gold foil (1987.142.1)
Inkstone and box, Qing dynasty, early 18th century, inscribed with dates corresponding to 1370 and 1702, China, Green schist and wood (1981.120.1a-c)
Inscribed reliquary donated by King Indravarman, dated 5–6 A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bajaur Valley, Schist (1987.142.70a,b)
Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future, ca. 3rd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (13.96.17)
Statuette of a queen, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 12–Early Dynasty 13 (ca. 1825–1750 B.C.), Egyptian, Schist (65.59.1)
Torso of a monumental bodhisattva, ca. 5th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, probably Sahri Bahlol workshop, Schist (1995.419)
Torso of a striding statue of a general, 4th century B.C., Egyptian, Schist (1996.91)

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