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Gold embossed leaf.
Title Gold embossed leaf.
Accession Number mar-relic-0430
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, NagarjunaKonda
Gallery Name Reserve Collection - 05
Object Type Relic
Main Material Gold
Provenance Nagarjunakonda valley, Guntur district, Andhra pradesh
Find Place Nagarjunakonda valley, Guntur district, Andhra pradesh
Patron/Dynasty Ikshvakus
Period / Year of Work C. 3rd/4th century CE
Dimensions 3 x 2.6 cm
Detailed Description Thin sheet of gold fashioned like a leaf and embossed with three rosette designs or more looking like a multi-petaled louts with a prominent stigma. Originally the leaf in full might have represented a leaf of a Bodhi Tree, the three padmas symbolizing the triratnas. Presently the leaf is curled up at the ends with a number of apertures.
Brief Description Gold embossed leaf showing three padmas or rosettes. Damaged. (Found in Acc.No.424).