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Seated Vairochana, the Transcendent Buddha of the Center

Period:
Central or Eastern Javanese period
Date:
ca. first half of the 10th century
Culture:
Indonesia (Java)
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 247
Vairochana is the presiding deity in the group of five Transcendent Buddhas of Esoteric Buddhism.
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