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

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Figure 19: Standing Buddha
Nepal, 7th -11th/ 12th century
National Museum, Nepal
Previously Yatkhā Ṭole, Kathmandu (returned to Nepal from the Metropolitan Museum NY, in 2018)

Photo, Ian Alsop, Feb 28, 2019 at the exhibition of returned objects, National Museum, Chauni, Kathmandu

Details: see thumbnails below
Detail 1, in situ at Yatkhā Ṭole. Note the damage to the nose that was subsequently repaired. photo IA ca. 1980

Detail 2, photo courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art
of_Art,_New_York (NSS SD card)

Citations: Published:
Bangdel, Lain Singh, 1989, Stolen Images of Nepal, 202, pl. 125, stolen early 1986, 11-12th c.

von Schroeder, Ulrich, 2019, Nepalese Stone Sculptures, two vols, vol II, Buddhist, 277B, standing Buddha Maitreya 11th /12th century

Nepal Museum, exhibition of repatriated objects February 2019, Standing Buddha, 7th century

Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha, 2019, “On the Repatriation of Nepal’s Lost Art,”; ECS Nepal, Issue 208, Mar. 2019, Buddha, 7th century http://ecs.com.np/heritage/on-the-repatriation-of-nepals-lost-art