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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Thai
Title:Seated Buddha
Date Made:late 13th century to the mid-15th (Sukhothai Period or Ayutthaya Period)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Bronze
Place Made:Asia; Kingdom of Sukhothai (Thailand); Sukhothai Province; Sawankhalok
Measurements:Overall: 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; 24.13 x 10.795 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscription.
Accession Number:  MH 1996.9.14
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. Hershel Richman and Dr. Elizabeth Rosner Richman (Class of 1967)
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Description:
Image of the Buddha seated on a tiered Naga throne of the seven headed serpent, with hands in the "Dhyana" meditation mudra (gesture). Hood raised in protection.

Tags:
religion; Southeast Asian

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