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Hermitage scene, Mathura, 1st century BC

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Hermitage scene, Mathura, 1st century BC
Author(s): Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Buddhism, Background: Bodhisattva's life, Buddha's message, Growth of Buddhism, Buddhist Pantheon
stone sculpture
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Description: A typical anchorite with beard and matted hair is seen here in a leaf-thatched hut with four companions: a dove, a crow, a kneeling doe and a coiled snake. This is symbolic of the harmony that existed between great thinkers and Nature. -- Stone relief.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3725


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