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Model of the Mahabodhi Temple

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Provenance

Given to the MFA by Benjamin Rowland in 1947. Purchased by the donor in 1933 in New Delhi (as per account published in 1938 article).

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin Rowland, Jr., in memory of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Indian, Pala period, 10th–11th century

Object Place

Bodhgaya, Bihar, Eastern India

Dimensions

13.5 x 7.3 cm (5 5/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1343

Medium or Technique

Soapstone with traces of pigment and gilding

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture