The Great Departure

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From the Museum website: “He rides his great white horse, Kanthaka, whose hooves are held above the ground by yakshas to avoid making any sound (the front one of whom is kneeling with the rear one only visible at head height.”

Place of origin: Gandhara (made)
Date: 2nd century-4th century (made)
Materials and Techniques: Talcose schist carved in high relief and thickly coated with a lime deposit
Dimensions: H 21cm, W 25cm, D 7cm

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Place of the Renunciation

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