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Standing Buddha

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Provenance

1921, gift of the Government Museum, Madras, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 4, 1921) Note: this was part of a set of 65 objects which were gifted to the MFA by the Government Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of the Government Museum, Madras

Indian, Post-Gupta Period, about 7th century A.D.

Object Place

possibly Buddhapad, near Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 50.3 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm (19 13/16 x 5 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1504

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture