On The Antiquity of Nepalese Metalcraft: The Buddha of Guita Bahi

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Figure 11: Standing Buddha
Nepal, 5th/6th c.
86 cm.

Bāṅgemūḍhā Ṭole, Kathmandu
Photo: Ulrich von Schroeder, 1976 (NSS - SD card)

Detail: see thumbnail below
Detail: photo Prof. Dr. Adalbert Gail: Bild-Archiv_Prof._Dr._Adalbert_J._Gail_Nepal-217121-195412. (NSS-SD card)

Citations: Published:
Slusser, Mary Shepherd and Gautama Vajra Vajracarya, 1973a, “Some Nepalese Stone Sculptures: a reappraisal within their cultural and historical context”, Artibus Asiae Vol. XXXV, Nos. 1-2: 79-138, fig. 20: "cannot be dated later than the 6th century" (in Art and Culture of Nepal: Selected Papers, p 42)

Pal, Pratapaditya, 1974, The Arts of Nepal, Part I: Sculpture: Fig. 167: 6th century

Pal, Pratapaditya, 1974, Buddhist Art in Licchavi Nepal, Marg Publications,, Vol. 27, No. 3, (June 1974): 21, 24, fig. 50: 6th century

Aran, Lydia, 1978, The Art of Nepal: 9, pl. 31, 6th century

Bangdel, Lain Singh, 1987, Zweitausendfunfhundert Jahre nepalische Kunst: 176, Tafel 136, 6th century

Bangdel, Lain Singh, 1989, Stolen Images of Nepal: 316, pl. 227. “Since there have been several unsuccessful attempts to steal it, it is now protected by iron bars.” 5th century.

Deva, Krishna, 1991, “Gupta Impact on the Art of Nepal”, in The Golden Age: Gupta Art – Empire, Province and Influence,  Marg Publications, Edited by K. Khandalavala: 45-46, fig 2: 5th century.

Bangdel, Lain Singh, 1995, Inventory of Stone Sculptures of the Kathmandu Valley: 137, section 26, fig. 9: circa 5th century.

Bangdel, Lain Singh and Aryal, Mukunda Raj, 1996, A Report of the Study of Iconography: 58, 74, pl.7: 7th century (?)

Shakya, Milan Ratna, 2011, Ancient Stone Images of Buddha and Bodhisattva in Nepal: 146, 208, pl. 23, ca. 6th century

Malla, Mala, 2012, Lord Vishnu – an Iconology: 164, fig. 53: 5th/6th century

Von Schroeder, Ulrich, 2019, Nepalese Stone Sculptures: Vol. II, Buddhist Stone Sculptures,  272C, 5th/6th century.