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Eight Great Events from the Life of the Buddha

Bronze-colored sculpture of a slim Buddha standing, rings etched on his body. Around him are seven small vignettes featuring a similar figure in various poses.
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  • Bronze-colored sculpture of a slim Buddha standing, rings etched on his body. Around him are seven small vignettes featuring a similar figure in various poses.

Date:

Pala period, 10th century

Artist:

India
Bihar

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 140

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Eight Great Events from the Life of the Buddha

Origin

Bihar

Date

901 CE–1000

Medium

Phyllite

Dimensions

76.2 × 44.5 × 17.8 cm (30 × 17 1/2 × 7 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Alsdorf Foundation

Reference Number

2019.727

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