Banner fragment showing two scenes from the Life of the Buddha: the dream of Queen Maya and the birth of Śākyamuni. A blank cartouche at the side of the top scene. Mounted with two other scenes from original banner (see 1919,0101,0.89). Ink and colours on silk.

An00000031 001 l

Thing

Made Of
silk
Type of Thing
painting, ["繪畫", "Chinese"], ["幡", "Chinese"], banner
Subject
king/queen, buddha, birth
Techniques
painted

People

Depicted
Śākyamuni, Maya
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Qian Fo Dong

Time

Acquired In
1919
Related Event
Life of the Buddha
Made
9thC
Period/Culture
Tang dynasty

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