In the birth scene, Maya grasps the branches of the sal tree with one hand and has her other arm around her sister Mahaprajapati as Siddhartha emerges from her side. The god Indra holds out fresh linens to catch and swaddle the newborn. Two more female figures stand to the right, holding a palm branch and other offerings.
The divine child is depicted again standing on the ground, where according to tradition he took seven steps in the direction of each of the cardinal points; see H. Ingholt, Gandharan Art in Pakistan, 1957, cat. no. 14, p. 52.