Gilded Buddha Statue

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Illustration

Muhammad Bin Naveed
by
published on 27 May 2015

A sculpture of the Buddha with some of the original gold leaf still intact. This shows the extravagance with which these statues were decorated. 2nd-3rd century CE. (Taxila Museum, Punjab, Pakistan)


About the Author

Muhammad Bin Naveed
I have completed my Masters in Archaeology and Bachelors in Architecture. After completing my Architectural degree I found that I could help in the field of archaeology in Pakistan to virtually preserve the threatened heritage of the country.

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APA Style

Naveed, M. B. (2015, May 27). Gilded Buddha Statue. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3895/

Chicago Style

Naveed, Muhammad B. "Gilded Buddha Statue." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 27, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3895/.

MLA Style

Naveed, Muhammad B. "Gilded Buddha Statue." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 May 2015. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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