Relief Fragment with Flying Celestial Being
- Place Made:
- India: Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati
- c. 200
- 14-1/8 x 8-1/2 x 5 in. (35.9 x 21.6 x 12.7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Norton Simon Foundation
- Accession Number:
- © The Norton Simon Foundation
This stone architectural fragment is from the region of Andhra Pradesh, where white and greenish-white limestone is abundant. This sculpture was once part of the drum slab of a Buddhist stupa (reliquary mound). Flying figures were often included in Buddhist scenes of veneration to signify the Buddha’s divinity.
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