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Head and torso of a Bodhisattva (Srivijaya Style)

Accession Number
1993/2.36

Title
Head and torso of a Bodhisattva (Srivijaya Style)

Artist(s)
Khmer

Artist Nationality
Khmer (general)

Object Creation Date
8th century

Medium & Support
stone

Dimensions
16 9/16 x 12 x 7 1/4 in. (42 x 30.4 x 18.4 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of John Adams Thierry in memory of Louis Sidney Thierry

Subject 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 Classification
Sculpture

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
bodhisattva
torsos (animal components)

3 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Devotional Objects Across Religions
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)

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