Standing Stone Buddha: Mon-Dvaravati

Standing Buddha, 7th–8th century Thailand, Mon-Dvaravati period Stone with traces of color; H. 32 1/8 in. (81.6 cm); W. 11 in. (27.9 cm); D. 6 in. (15.2 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1982 (1982.220.6) http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/38165

Features common to Mon-Dvaravati period:

  • probably vitarka mudra: teaching
  • clinging robes
  • fine outline around lips (see full size image)
  • both shoulders covered

Period: Mon-Dvaravati period
Date: 7th–8th century
Culture: Thailand
Medium: Stone with traces of color
Dimensions: H 32 1/8in (81.6cm); W 11in (27.9cm); D 6in (15.2cm)

Full Size Image
Original Museum Website

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