Bimaran casket

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The Bimaran casket or Bimaran reliquary is a small gold reliquary for Buddhist relics that was found inside the stupa no.2 at Bimaran, near Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan.

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Bimaran casket
The Bimaran casket or reliquary on display in the British Museum, with a depiction of the Buddha, surrounded by Brahma (left) and Śakra (right).
MaterialGold encrusted with gems
Size6.7 cm high, 6.6 cm diameter
Created1st century CE
34.458544°N 70.349792°E / 34.458544; 70.349792
Present locationBritish Museum, London
RegistrationOA 1900.2-9.1