Medium: Grey Schist
Dates:ca. 3rd century
Dimensions: 13 1/4 × 14 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (33.7 × 36.8 × 8.3 cm)
Accession Number: 69.125.8
Catalogue Description: A fine fragment from a relief, depicting the Parinivana of the Buddha, the body lying on a cushioned couch with elaborate legs and a richly decorated cloth turned back at the bottom corners; six figures standing around, possibly monks and the Malla chieftains; one at each end of the couch, three behind, the two remaining undamaged gazing at the body, and one in front, probably Subhadra. Thick foliage of Sal trees above. Condition: Second figure from left (viewer's) is badly worn. Upper pare of Buddha figure very worn. Two figures at left and right ends of couch are chipped in areas; Lower area of relief is chipped.