Lidded relic-box from a reliquary

On display

Details

  • Title

    Lidded relic-box from a reliquary

  • Associated place

    Gandhara (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd - 4th century AD (AD 101 - 400)
  • Material and technique

    silver

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.15 cm (height)
    1.7 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1978.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1978.127.d

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Further reading

Harle, J. C., and Andrew Topsfield, Indian Art in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1987), no. 19 on p. 16, pp. 9, 14, 38, & 56, illus. p. 16

Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 3 on p. 25

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