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Monju (Sanskrit: Mañjuśrī), the bodhisattva of wisdom, is shown riding his typical lion mount being guided by a bearded attendant. Red peony blossoms are shown to the right of the main figures.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Bodhisattva Mañjusri (J. Monju Bosatsu), seated on a lion: architectural fragment
1600 – 1610
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1963/1.91

Khmer (Khmer (general))
Lintel, Baphuon Style
11th century
Gift of Timothy L. Dickinson
2000/2.315
A terracotta block, probably originally part of a frieze around a building, with molded and incised design.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Lion attacking a quadruped (architectural fragment)
200 – 399
Gift of Mark W. and Iuliana Phillips
1994/1.77

Khmer (Khmer (general))
Asura head, style of Angkor Thom
1175 – 1240
Gift of Timothy L. Dickinson and Janel S. Dillon
1999/2.20

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
1996/2.26
A curved stone, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the Life of the Buddha: Conception (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Iuliana and Mark Phillips
1997/2.37
A curved stone, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scenes from the Life of the Buddha: Adoration of the Buddha Dimpakara, Conception, Prophecy, Birth (architectural fragment)
100 – 299
Gift of Iuliana and Mark Phillips
1997/2.36
A fragment of a stone slab, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.  In this relief, he is converting devotees of the fire god Agni, the three ascetic Kasyapa brothers and their disciples. In this narrative, the Buddha asked to spend the night in the fire temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa. The temple’s fire god worshipers thought the fearsome fire serpent that dwelled within the temple would vanquish the Buddha.  Instead, the fiery radiance of the meditating Buddha overwhelmed the serpent, who crawled into the Buddha’s alms bowl; the defeated snake appears in this sculpture below the Buddha. Meanwhile, the dazzling radiance the Buddha emits has been mistaken for flames and a fire brigade using ladders and pots of water has been formed to put out the fire, as can be seen here. Seated in the posture and gesture of meditation, the Buddha’s calm presence is in contrast to the action unfolding around him. The three Kasyapa brothers, with their beards and matted hair, are at the bo
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the life of the Buddha: Buddha triumphs over the fire snake at the Fire Temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa (architectural fragment)
200 – 232
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1972/2.41
Interior view of Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan.
Berenice Abbott (American (North American))
Penn Station, Interior, Manhattan
1935 – 1939
Gift of Mrs. Ursula R. Freimarck through the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.127
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