Buddhist wall paintings, fragments from ceiling

Wall paintings from ceiling
Northern Afghanistan, Balkh River, Near Aq Kupruk
Credit Line
Gift of Louis Dupree
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Painting fragment

Afghanistan, Buddhism

To 1964
Louis Dupree, New York. [1]

From 1964
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louis Dupree, New York, New York. [2]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] Seen note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Louis Dupree


These fragments of Buddhist wall paintings are from the ceiling of a cave in Northern Afghanistan, near Aq Kupruk on the Balkh River, about 100 km south of Mazor-i-Sharif.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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