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Preaching Buddha Seated on a Lotus Throne

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Historical Gandhāra (modern northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan), Preaching Buddha Seated on a Lotus Throne, 2nd/3rd century CE, gray schist, Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, public domain, 59.14

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Title

Preaching Buddha Seated on a Lotus Throne

Artist

Historical Gandhāra (modern northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan)

Date

2nd/3rd century CE

Period

Kushan Dynasty (1st-4th century CE)

Medium

gray schist

Dimensions (H x W x D)

26 in x 20 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Sculpture

Object Type

sculpture

Culture

Gandharan

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund

Accession Number

59.14

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Buddhist deity

schist

sculpture

Place Made

Created in: Gandhara

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

1st Floor

Goodman Gallery

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