Wima Kadphises: Dated 6th year of Kanishka's reign, A.D. 134 or 150
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|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Wima Kadphises: Dated 6th year of Kanishka's reign, A.D. 134 or 150|
|Keywords:||Mathura;Kushana portraits;stone sculpture;book scan|
|Series/Report no.:||Basham Collection|
|Description:||Represents Kanishka's predecessor sitting on a lion-throne, wearing the short tunic and heavy felt boots of Kushana kings, Only the breadth of shoulders and fullness of form suggest a continuation of the Indian figure style, The image has a massiveness and crudity immediately suggestive of fragmentary Parthian portrait-statues, The carving of the ornamental border of the cloth draped over the throne reveals an almost exact copy of the designs of woven silks from Palmyra,|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-659|
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