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Plaque with a Dancer and a Vina Player

Period:
Shunga period
Date:
1st century B.C.
Culture:
India
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 in. (12.7 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.376
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 234
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.

Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales. "Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art," June 12, 1997–August 24, 1997.

New York. Asia Society. "The Art of Gandhara: The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan," July 19, 2011–October 2, 2011.

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