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Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness (Bhumisparshamudra)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Pala period, 8th/10th century

Artist:

India
Eastern India

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Buddha Calling the Earth to Witness (Bhumisparshamudra)

Origin

India, eastern

Date

701 CE–1000

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

16.5 × 13.4 × 6 cm (6 1/2 × 5 5 1/4 × 2 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

Reference Number

1987.361.10

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