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Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness (Bhumisparshamudra)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Pala period, 8th/10th century

Artist:

India
Eastern India

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Arts of Asia

Title

Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness (Bhumisparshamudra)

Origin

India, eastern

Date

701 CE–1000

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

16.5 × 13.4 × 6 cm (6 1/2 × 5 5 1/4 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

Reference Number

1987.361.10

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