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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian
Title:Bodhisattva Maitreya
Date Made:ca. 10th-11th century Pala Dynasty
Type:Sculpture
Materials:stone
Place Made:India
Measurements:overall: 14 3/4 x 12 x 6 in.; 37.465 x 30.48 x 15.24 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  SC 1963.81
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Marcus
1963_81.jpg

Description:
seated figure in lotus position with proper left hand on leg and proper right raised palm forward, looking slightly downward and seated in an elaborately carved niche; religion

Tags:
religion; Buddhism

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