Tile Relief with Three Figures
Gupta Period (possibly)
10 3/4 x 15 x 1 3/4in. (27.3 x 38.1 x 4.4cm) (show scale)
Incised marks at top may be numerals in Kharoshti script, which is read from right to left.
If that is the case, they seem to read 44443. Because Kharoshti numerals are like Roman numerals but without the "less one" feature, this number might be read as 19 (4+4+4+4+3). Further interpretation is required.
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Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner
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Tile Relief with Three Figures, 5th century. Terracotta, 10 3/4 x 15 x 1 3/4in. (27.3 x 38.1 x 4.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, 1998.86.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1998.86.3_PS2.jpg)
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