Head and torso of a Bodhisattva (Srivijaya Style)Artist(s)KhmerArtist NationalityKhmer (general)Object Creation Date8th centuryMedium & SupportstoneDimensions
16 9/16 x 12 x 7 1/4 in. (42 x 30.4 x 18.4 cm)Credit LineGift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney ThierrySubject matter
A bodhisattva, or "wisdom being" in Mahayana Buddhism. Judging from its scale and pose, this may have been an independent icon, or part of a triad centered on the figure of the Buddha.Primary Object ClassificationSculptureCollection AreaAsianRights
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