Plaque depicting Nana on a lion

Details

  • Title

    Plaque depicting Nana on a lion

  • Associated place

    Afghanistan (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st - 3rd century AD (AD 1 - 300)
  • Material and technique

    bone; vertical groove down the back was possibly for original joinery purposes

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7 x 2.6 x 0.6 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1997.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1997.255

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Further reading

Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 144 on p. 176

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