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Buddha

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
dated 717
Culture:
China
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm); W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); D. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.143
Not on view
Inscription: Buddhist votive inscription dated 5th year of Kaiyuan, or 718
Possibly Henan Province

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