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Buddha in His Body of Bliss, 1050-1100

India: Bihar, Kurkihar, 1050-1100
Bronze inlaid with silver, copper and turquoise
7 x 2-3/4 x 1-3/8 in. (17.8 x 7.0 x 3.5 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1972.30.2.S
© 2012 The Norton Simon Foundation

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This late-eleventh-century bronze Buddha was discovered at Kurkihar in India, the site of a large monastic community. Here the Buddha wears a crown and necklace, emphasizing his cosmic nature.


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