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Stele with Eight Great Events from the Life of the Buddha

Period: Pala period
Date: 10th century
Culture: India, Bihar, possibly from Nalanda
Medium: Black schist with traces of gilding
Dimensions: H. 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Wt. 11 lbs (5 kg)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Raymond G. and Marsha Vargas Handley, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.541

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