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Seated Buddha with Hands in Preaching Gesture (dharmachakrapravartanamudra)

A work made of schist.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of schist.

Date:

Kushan period, 2nd/3rd century

Artist:

Pakistan
Ancient region of Gandhara

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Title

Seated Buddha with Hands in Preaching Gesture (dharmachakrapravartanamudra)

Place

Gandhara (Object made in)

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101 CE–300 CE

Medium

Schist

Dimensions

100.5 × 57 × 18.8 cm (39 5/8 × 22 1/2 × 7 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2021.246

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