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Title: 1885A1116 The Sultanganj Buddha
Description: 1885A1116
The Sultanganj Buddha, 500-700
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Cast by the lost-wax technique on a clay core, this 6th to 7th Century bronze statue was excavated by E B Harris, a railway engineer, at Sultanganj, the state of Bihar, in northern India during the course of railway construction in 1862.
Keywords:
Antiquities
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Religion/Bhuddism
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AFA
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Sculpture
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British Empire
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Metal
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Bronze
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South Asia
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by Samuel Thornton, 1864.