Tile with a lion


  • Title

    Tile with a lion

  • Associated place

    east India (Assam, Dimapur, reportedly from) (find spot)
  • Date

    6th century AD (AD 501 - 600)
  • Material and technique

    terracotta, carved, incised, drilled

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15 cm (height)
    14.3 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by N. S. Mundy, 1952.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 148

Reference URL

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