Gandharan schist sculpture depicting Prince Siddharta (Buddha)M175
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A carved grey schist relief fragment depicting Prince Siddharta (the future Buddha) seated in meditation and holding a begging bowl.
Central Asia, Gandhara, 2nd to 5th Century AD
24.2 x 14.5 cms
Fragment as shown
Ex. collection: Sir William Whitfield (1920-2019), St Helen Hall, St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, UK; acquired in Pakistan during the 1950’s.
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