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Updated: 27 April 2015
Figure of Buddha head; globular head and full rounded features. Made of volcanic stone.
- Made in: Java
- Found/Acquired: Borobudur, temple
- Height: 33 centimetres
- Width: 24 centimetres (approx)
- Depth: 27 centimetres
- Height: 370 centimetres (with dowel)
This head must have come from one of just over 500 Buddhas occupying niches and trellised ‘stūpas’ on the Borobudur monument. Its style, already Indonesian, is at the same time still post-Gupta and eastern Indian with reminiscences of Bihar and Orissa in its globular head and full rounded features.
2014 23 Apr - 2 Aug, A History of the world, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi
2014 Dec - 2015 Mar, A History of the world, Taiwan PROMISED
2015 April - 2016 Jan, A History of the world, Japan PROMISED
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Object reference number: RRI682
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