Relief with figure of Atlas - ROM2002_560_20


Relief with figure of Atlas

Medium:Carved grey schist
Geography: Gandhara, Pakistan
Date: 2nd century AD
Period: Kushan Period
11.4 x 29.8 x 8 cm
Object number: 951.140.2
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. R. W. Ralfe
On view
Gallery Location:Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery
DescriptionNude figure with muscular arms and legs, massive chest and shoulders squatting on one knee in three-quarter profile, likely once part of decoration on an architectural structure with similar figures on a tier as if supporting the weight of the structure above.
South Asia
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