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English: Colossal statue of Amitābha Buddha standing on a lotus base with hands (now lost) in abhaya and varada mudra gestures. Dedicated at the Chonguang Temple in the lost village of Hancui, Hebei Province.
Français : Statue colossale du Bouddha Amitābha debout sur une base en forme de lotus, les mains (disparues) en position abhaya et varada mudra. Dédiée au temple Chonguang du village disparu de Hancui dans la province de Hebei.
Date Sui Dynasty: 585 AD
Medium marble
medium QS:P186,Q40861
Dimensions Height: 5.7 m (18.9 ft)
dimensions QS:P2048,5.78U11573
institution QS:P195,Q6373
Department of Asia, North Stairs
Accession number
OA 1938.7-15.1
Object history

place of creation: Hebei

collection of C.T. Loo
Credit line : given by China
References British Museum: online database: entry 227481
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