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Stele with Episode from the Life of the Buddha (Monkey Offers Honey to the Buddha)

A work made of black chlorite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of black chlorite.

Date:

Pala period, 10th century

Artist:

India
Bihar

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Stele with Episode from the Life of the Buddha (Monkey Offers Honey to the Buddha)

Place

Bihar (Object made in)

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901 CE–1000

Medium

Black chlorite

Dimensions

36.2 × 22.9 × 12.7 cm (14 1/4 × 9 × 5 in.)

Credit Line

James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection. Gift of Marilynn Alsdorf

Reference Number

2020.549

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