Standing Tirthankara against a stele


  • Title

    Standing Tirthankara against a stele

  • Associated place

    West Bengal (Bankura) (place of creation)
  • Date

    12th century (1101 - 1200)
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    78 x 41.5 x 18.5 cm not including base outcrop (height x width x depth)
    10 x 8.5 x 4 cm base outcrop (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Sir Sourindro Mohun Tagore.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Tiwari, Maruti Nandan, ‘Jaina Sculptures and Paintings in the United Kingdom’, Kala: Journal of Indian Art History Congress, 3/4, (1996-1997), p. 44

Mevissen, Gerd J. R., ‘Corpus of Jaina Stone Sculptures Bearing graha.s as Subsidiary Figures’, Berliner Indologische Studien, 13/14, (2000), no. 26 p. 350

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