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Standing Buddha
Title Standing Buddha
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Archaeology
Main Material Stone
School Gandhara
Patron/Dynasty Kushana
Period / Year of Work 2nd - 3rd Century AD
Dimensions Ht. 3'.9" Wd. 10.0"
Brief Description Buddha standing in abhayamudra (the right hand being lost), on an abacus of a lotus pedestal. In his left hand he holds the hem of his garments. The robes cover both the shoulders. The folds being in schematic, sinuous and flowing lines. He bears an urna mark on the forehead. The wavy hair is arranged in top-knot fashion. A plain nimbus (slight by damaged on the proper left) around his head. The hem of the garment on the proper right is also slightly damaged. Schist stone.