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

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Figure 9: Standing Buddha Śākyamuni
Nepal, Circa 4th c.
Height approx 100cm.

Previously in Gum Vihara,
Vajra Yogini Temple compound
Photo, Lain Singh Bangdel, ca. 1980s; Plate_272A_1101-164_Lain_S._Bangdel_year_unknown_2 (NSS SD card)

Citations: Published:
Bangdel, Lain Singh, 1989,  Stolen Images of Nepal, 147-148, Pl 81: Standing Budhha, Vajrayogini Temple, Sankhu, 12th Century. Stolen in the mid-1980’s

Shakya, Milan Ratna, 2011, Ancient Stone Images of Buddha and Bodhisattva in Nepal: 41, 103, 107, pl. 9 Sankhu Buddha in a guise of a monk, circa 6th Century

Von Schroeder, Ulrich, 2019, Nepalese Stone Sculptures, vol. 2, 272A, (Late Varman Period) Circa 4th c.