Roundel with the goddess HaritiOn display
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This roundel depicts the goddess Hariti, protectress of children, holding a child on her lap.
Roundel with the goddess Hariti
Date1st century BC - 1st century AD (100 BC - AD 100)
Kushan Period (AD 50 - 600)
Material and technique
silver, with repoussé decoration
Dimensions1 cm (height)
8.1 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Decoration worked on the underside of the metal to produce a raised decorative effect.
Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 140 on p. 172