University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:43-12-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Thailand
Date Made: 16th Century
Late Date: 16th Century
Height: 74 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943


Standing Buddha wearing a transparent robe and sarong-like undergarment atop a lotus throne. The left hand is raised in the guesture of dispelling fear, called abhayamudra. The earlobes are long and distended, the hair is in tight curls, and a jewel is set in the front of his ushnisha, a protuberance of the skull, on top of which is a finial of flame.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 57, Fig. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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