Chinese Bodhisattva Plaque

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 December 2018

This stucco plaque shows the head of Bodhisattva surrounded by a beaded border. From Ming-oi, near Shorchuk, in modern-day China. 6th to 7th century CE. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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