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  • Seated Buddha Flanked by Two Bodhisattvas, Mon–Dvaravati period, 7th–9th century
    Thailand
    Terracotta; H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm), W. 2 in. (5.1 cm), D. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
    Gift of Michael Phillips and Juliana Maio, 2001 (2001.770.1)

    Here the Buddha is shown seated on a lotus throne flanked by enlightened bodhisattvas. Such imagery is associated with the Mahayana Buddhist conception of Buddhas residing in heavens.

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  • Seated Buddha Flanked by Two Bodhisattvas, Mon-Dvaravati period, 7th–9th century
    Thailand
    Terracotta

    H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm), W. 2 in. (5.1 cm), D. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
    Gift of Michael Phillips and Juliana Maio, 2001 (2001.770.1)


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