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Standing Eight-Armed Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion

Angkor period
late 12th century
Cambodia or Thailand
H. 77 1/2 in. (196.9 cm); W. 33 1/4 (84.5 cm); D. 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey B. Soref, 2002
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 249
The facial features of this sculpture are thought to reflect the appearance of the ruler Jayavarman VII, who commissioned the Bayon temple complex.
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