Stele With Scenes From The Life Of The Buddha
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.328
Title
Stele with Scenes from the Life of the Buddha
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
early 13th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Burma
Culture
Burmese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Yellowish-beige pyrophyllite
Dimensions
18.7 x 13 x 3.8 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Louis Sidney Thierry Memorial Fund
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.328
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #73 / p. 70

Susan L. Huntington and John C. Huntington, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, exh. cat., Dayton Art Institute (Dayton, Ohio, 1989), pp. 221-222, no. 62

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Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted