139 • A Dark Red Chlorite Cosmetic Dish Carved with the Goddess Nana Riding a Lion

139 • A Dark Red Chlorite Cosmetic Dish Carved with the Goddess Nana Riding a Lion

Indo-Greek Gandhara, 2nd century BC
Size: 7 cm diameter

Loosely draped and largely naked, with a high chignon, she leans against a fluted pillar. Her languor is typical of the ladies of Taxila.