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Eleven-headed Guanyin (Ekadasamukha)

  • China Tang dynasty, 7th century
  • Stone (limestone)
  • h: 107.0cm
  • [20341]

This image is one of a group of relief-carved stone Buddhist plinths from Huatasi temple, Xian (also known as Baoqingsi). The symmetrically arranged body and the flowing drapery lines are particularly beautiful, making this an important fundamental piece in the study of Chinese early Tang period Buddhist sculpture.

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