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Buddhist votive stele

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Provenance

By 1913, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888-d. 1918), Boston; 1919, gift of Hervey E. Wetzel to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 31, 1919)

Credit Line

Given in memory of Denman Waldo Ross, by Hervey E. Wetzel

Chinese, Western Wei dynasty, A.D. 554

Dimensions

211.8 x 81.9 cm (83 3/8 x 32 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.125

Medium or Technique

Limestone with carved figures and engraved inscriptions

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture