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Manuscript Cover with the Buddha Shakyamuni, Attended by Manjushri and Vajrapani

Date:
ca. early 12th century
Culture:
Tibet
Medium:
Wood with traces of red paint
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); W. 13 3/4 in. (35 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.407.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 253
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