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Seated Buddha

Period:
Arakan period
Date:
7th–8th century
Culture:
Burma
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Gr. W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); D. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.116
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 246
Although this sculpture was acquired by a previous owner in eastern Java, it may have been made in the small western Burmese kingdom of Arakan, whose early sculptures show close affinities with those of eastern India.
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