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The Birth and the First Seven Steps of the Buddha

A work made of phyllite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of phyllite.

Date:

Kushan period, about 2nd/3rd century

Artist:

Pakistan
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, ancient region of Gandhara

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 140

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

The Birth and the First Seven Steps of the Buddha

Origin

Gandhara

Date

101 CE–300 CE

Medium

Phyllite

Dimensions

27.3 × 52.1 × 10.8 cm (10 3/4 × 20 1/2 × 4 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Samuel M. Nickerson Fund

Reference Number

1923.315

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