plaque / figure
Stele with a figure of seated Amitābha Buddha, flanked by Mahāsthāmaprāpta and Avalokiteśvara, with a pair of serpent deities below. Caved in grey sandstone; projecting rectangular tenon.
- Found/Acquired: Nepal
- (Asia,South Asia,Nepal)
- Height: 30.5 centimetres
- Width: 18 centimetres
- Depth: 7.5 centimetres
- Weight: 6.4 kilograms
2010/11 14 Oct- 3 Apr, London BM, Images and Sacred Texts: Buddhism across Asia
28 June 2010
Check for pigment in burial deposit using a microscope, possible consolidation of deposits. Light clean. Retouch scratches.
Bural deposit on the object, some areas require consolidation.
Dry cleaned using *WISH*. Removed dirt and sponge residues with a soft brush and vacuum cleaner. Surface cleaned with distilled water applied with swabs of cotton wool.Friable areas consolidated with 3% Mowital B30H (polyvinyl butyral) in *IMS*. Scratches retouched using Cryla acrylic colours.
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Object reference number: RRI10064
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