Head of a Buddha from Borobudur

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018

This head of a Buddha made from andesite comes from the ancient Buddhist temple of Borobudur, which is located on the island of Java in what is now present-day Indonesia. This specimen dates from the 9th century CE. (Museum Rietberg, Z├╝rich).


About the Author

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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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Head of a Buddha from Borobudur. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9643/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James B. "Head of a Buddha from Borobudur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9643/.

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Wiener, James B. "Head of a Buddha from Borobudur." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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