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

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Figure 2: Standing Buddha Śākyamuni
Gilded copper
7th century, Licchavi Period (400-750)
19 3/4 x 8 x 3 3/8in. (50.2 x 20.3 x 8.6cm)
Kimbell Art Museum
AP 1979.01
purchased by Kimbell Art Foundation, Fort Worth, 1979

Photos courtesy Kimbell Art Musuem
© Kimbell Art Museum

For images and reading of the inscription, visit Appendix 1: The Inscriptions: Inscription Fig 2/15.

Citations: Published:
Pal, Pratapaditya, 1975, Nepal, Where the Gods are Young, [catalogue of the exhibition held at Asia House Gallery] (New York: The Asia Society), no. 1 Buddha Śākyamuni, 7th c.

Slussser, Mary Shepherd, 1975, "On the Antiquity of Nepalese Metalcraft", Archives of Asian Art, XXIX, (1975-76), figs 1-4: Nepal, 7th c.

von Schroeder, Ulrich, 1981, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, 75F, 7th century

Vajracharya, Gautama V., 2016, Nepalese Seasons: Rain and Ritual, Rubin Museum of Art, New York p. 162-164, cat 52, Devavatara Buddha, 7th c.