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Relief of Dipanka Jataka, London, British Museum,

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dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Pakistan)
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-24T05:45:50Z
dc.date.available2019-05-24T05:45:50Z
dc.date.createdcirca 1970s
dc.identifierANUA 682-579
dc.identifier.otherIA-620
dc.identifier.otherIA-620
dc.identifier.other32
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/163347
dc.descriptionAlthough partly damaged, this relief still shows clearly enough the Dipanka Jataka at the point in which Buddha is being received at a city gate, (A woman bows before him at the lower left), The figures are well arranged in their confined space, and depth is suggested by diminishing the size of the figures in the background areas while exaggerating the size of figures in the foreground, Carving is deeply cut so that the images all stand out from the ground in nearly in-the-round condition, thus giving added depth to the already deep composition, Sufficient details suggest whole sections of scenery as was typical of relief creation, The simple door suggests a large entrance or gate, for example,
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mediumsepia
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectGandhara Sculpture
dc.subjectReliefs
dc.subjectstone sculpture
dc.subjectmounted transparency set
dc.titleRelief of Dipanka Jataka, London, British Museum,
dc.typeImage
dc.date.updated2019-05-24T05:45:50Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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