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Shakyamuni Buddha with Scenes from His Life

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Provenance

1924, sold by C.L. Twombly, Boston, MA, to the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: April 3, 1924)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, Eastern, Pala period, 11th–12th century

Object Place

possibly southern Magadha, Bihar, India (Eastern)

Dimensions

Overall: 75.6 x 38.7 x 13.7 cm, 49 kg (29 3/4 x 15 1/4 x 5 3/8 in., 108 lb.) Framed (1/4" steel angle plate with spacer / secures to pedestal): 44.5 x 61 x 45.7 cm (17 1/2 x 24 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

24.153

Medium or Technique

Phyllite

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture