136. A stone relief depicting a Stupa
A stone relief depicting a Stupa
Afghanistan, Gandhara period, 2nd/5th century
Depicted is a Stupa, a Buddhist structure containing relics. The sculpture is rendered in schist. To the left and right of the Stupa columns surmounted by four Chakras in the form of a lotus flower.
Lower frieze depicting flowers and swimming fish.
H. 23 x W. 34.8 cm (excluding base)
Private collection, The Netherlands