Panel depicting a figure emerging from acanthus leaves
2nd-3rd century
Grey schist
19 x 41 x 6 cm (7 ½ x 16 x 2 ¼ in)
Thomas Knorr and Undine Berczuk collection, acquired 1968

An architectural element depicting in the centre a male figure, seated on a throne, with the legs crossed, an acanthus leave at either sides.  The right hand holds an unidentified object, the left rests on his knee.  Leafy branches sprouting from the central throne complete the panel on the left and right corners.

See W Zwalf, A catalogue of the Gandhara Sculpture in the British Museum, fig. 348, London, 1996.