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Standing Tīrthaṁkara carved in porous grey sandstone.
The standing Tīrthaṁkara is framed by flat pilasters topped by seated Jinas and sheltered by a parasol flanked by elephants and celestial beings. Attendants, a man and a woman and probably donors, knell at the Jina's feet; flywhisk bearers, much damaged, stand beside them. Damaged, abraded and stained with the lower arms of the main figure missing.
- Found/Acquired: India (Deccan)
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Height: 99 centimetres
23 December 1999
Reason for treatment
The relief was very dirty. There was some flaking areas on the smaller supporting figures.
The relief was vacuumed, due attention being paid to the flaking areas. The carving was the wiped over with water dampened swabs. There was no consolidation of the flakes [in agreement with the curator], as the object was only to be photographed. If the sculpture is to be displayed these flakes need to be consolidated.
Figure of a standing Tirtha?kara carved on porous grey sandstone. The image shows parasol with elephants on each side and divine beings above. Attendants are kneeling and standing below. The figure of the Tirtha?kara is damaged with the lower arms missing.
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Object reference number: RRI1531
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