Buddha in His Body of Bliss

Buddha in His Body of Bliss
India: Bihar, Kurkihar
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) 
Credit Line:
The Norton Simon Foundation 
Accession Number:
© 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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