Enthroned Buddha Granting Boons


From the museum website: “This Buddha is one of the three earliest datable sculptures associated with the kingdom of Gilgit in northern Pakistan”

Period: Patola Shahi period
Date: dated by inscription to ca. 600
Culture: Pakistan (Gilgit Kingdom)
Medium: Gilt brass with silver and copper inlay
Dimensions: H 9 5/8in (24.4cm); W 6 in (15.2cm); D 3 1/2in. (8.9cm)

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