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Tile with Conversing Figures, Ascetics, and Geese, 5th century

Unknown (Indian, Kashmir, Harwan - 5th century)

terracotta
50.8 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1978
National Gallery of Canada (no. 23236)

An example of symbolic decorations from a terrace balustrade of the buddhist temple at Harwan.

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