- Museum number
Railing pillar carved in limestone ('Palnad marble'):
- on the outer face with two lotus medallions and, in the lower fluted area, dancing ganas (dwarves) in clouds.
-On the inner face the central medallion bears a relief showing the interpretation of Maya's dream; the lower fluted area contains, in the central part, the Sibi Jataka; on the left is a seated princely figure, on the right a flying figure of Sakka (Shakra).
- Production date
Height: 221.25 centimetres
Thickness: 29 centimetres
Width: 86.80 centimetres
- Not on display
- The top third of the pillar is lost, the outer face greatly abraded and the proper right of the inner face badly damaged.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Casting of the Horoscope
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Sibi Jataka
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired as the result of the abolition in 1879 of the India Museum (Exhibition Road, London) and the partition of its contents between the British Museum and The South Kensington Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum).
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Elliot no 140
Miscellaneous number: IM 1876 no 82