Standing Buddha: Bangladesh


  • urna as dot,
  • both shoulders covered,
  • likely abhaya mudra: bestowing fearlessness,
  • wavy robe hem,
  • double lotus seat.

From the website: “The tight flat folds of the lower ends of his robe are typical of eleventh-century work under the Pala-Sena rulers of eastern India.”

Historical period: Pala-Sena dynasty, 11th century
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: H x W x D: 48.4 x 14.3 x 13.3 cm (19 1/16 x 5 5/8 x 5 1/4 in)
Geography: Bangladesh
Collection: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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