Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness

Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA

Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness

Geography: Made in Bihar, India, Asia. Probably made near Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, Asia

Period: Pala-Sena Dynasty (750-1100)

Date: c. Early to mid- 9th century

Medium: Schist with traces of gilt decoration

Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches (23.2 x 16.2 cm)

Curatorial Department: Indian and Himalayan Art

 

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