Green-glazed ceramic tile  

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Object-Architectural tile
Date-12th century
Techniques-Green-glazed ceramic tile
Dimensions-Height 26.5 cm , Depth 3.5 cm , Width 26.5 cm
Current Location : Victoria & Albert Museum
Museum number- IS.127-1999

This green-glazed ceramic tile, dating to 12th century Burma (now Myanmar), may have been a wall plaque or tile, possibly from the base of a stupa, though this is not known for certain. It illustrates one of the stories of the Buddha's previous lives, known as the Jataka stories.
Credit line-Bequeathed by Alex Biancardi

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