Japanese Statuette of Buddha

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 19 December 2017
Japanese Statuette of Buddha

This Japanese statuette of Buddha dates from the 12th century CE and the Heian Period. It was excavated at Mt. Nachi in Wakayama, Japan, and it is made of gilt bronze. (Tokyo National Museum)


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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 19). Japanese Statuette of Buddha. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7792/

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Statuette of Buddha." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 19, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7792/.

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Statuette of Buddha." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Dec 2017. Web. 19 May 2019.

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