Standing Buddha
Title Standing Buddha
Accession Number 87.1153
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Archaeology
Main Material Stone
Country India
Origin Place Gandhara region
Patron/Dynasty Kushana
Period / Year of Work 2nd - 3rd Century AD
Dimensions Ht. 133.0 cm. Wd. 51.0 cm. Dep. 21.0 cm.
Brief Description A life size stone image of Buddha in standing posture in abhayamudra (the right hand being lost. 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. Schist stone.