University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C688.14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Shanxi
Hongtong
Guangshengsi
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: C. 1476
Early Date: 1476
Late Date: 1496
Section:Asian
Materials:Mud
Seeds
Straw
Leaves
Tempera
Technique:Mural
Painted
Iconography:Medicine Buddha
Bhaisajyaguru
Bodhisattva
Height: 91.44 cm
Width: 177.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1927

Description

Single panel from a wall mural depicting a Bodhisattva with halo on the left and the right knee of the Medicine Buddha. Part of a larger mural depicting the Medicine Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru.


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