Birth of the Buddha: Gandhara

2006at4431_2500Features:

  • Queen Maha Maya holding a sal tree branch
  • god accepting the bodhisatta from Maha Maya’s side
  • the bodhisatta standing on the ground

Material: schist
Place of origin: Gandhara (Said to have been found at Azagai, Kadul (see historical object note), made)
Date:  1st century-2nd century

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