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Works of Art (52)

Amitabha Triad, Goryeo dynasty, ca. early 14th century, Unidentified artist, Korea, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (30.76.298)
Birth of the Buddha, Kushan period, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Stone (1987.417.1)
Bookcover with scenes from the life of the Buddha, ca. first half of 10th century India or Nepal Ink and color on wood, with metal insets (1979.511)
Buddha Amitayus attended by bodhisattvas, 11th century, Tibet, Distemper on cloth (1989.284)
Buddha Amoghasiddhi with Eight Bodhisattvas, ca. 1200–1250, Tibet (Central regions), Distemper on cloth (1991.74)
Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 486, China, Gilt bronze with traces of pigment, piece-mold cast (26.123)
Buddha sheltered by a naga, Angkor period, 12th century, Cambodia, Bronze (1987.424.19ab)
Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Tang dynasty, early 8th century, China, Gilt leaded bronze, lost-wax cast (43.24.3)
Buddha, Gupta period, second half of 6th century, India (probably Bihar), Bronze (69.222)
Buddha, probably Amitabha (Amituo), Tang dynasty, early 7th century, China, Dry lacquer with traces of gilt and pigment (19.186)
Buddha, probably Shakyamuni (Shijiamouni), Sixteen Kingdoms period, late 4th–early 5th century, China, Gilt bronze, piece-mold cast (1974.268.8a–c)
Buddha's Descent from the Trayastrimsha Heaven, Ikshvaku period, second half of 3rd century, India, Andhra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda, Limestone (28.31)
The Buddha's First Sermon at Sarnath, ca. 2nd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1980.527.4)
Buddhist goddess Ushnishavijaya (Zun Shengfomu), Qing dynasty, late 17th–early 18th century, China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2007.75a, b)
Death of the Buddha (Parinirvana), 2nd–4th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (L.1993.69.4)
Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan), Kamakura period, 14th century, Unidentified artist, Kyoto, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and color on silk (12.134.10)
The Dream of Queen Maya, Kushan period, 1st century A.D., Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara, probably Takht-i-Bahi), Schist (1976.402)
Fasting Siddhartha, Kushan period, ca. 3rd century, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara), Schist (1987.218.5)
Funerary urn (hunping), Western Jin dynasty, ca. 250–300, China, Earthenware with green glaze (1992.165.21)
Gift of Anathapindada, Kushan period, 2nd–3rd century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist with traces of gold foil (1987.142.1)
The Great Departure and the Temptation of the Buddha, Ikshvaku period, ca. first half of 3rd century, India (Andra Pradesh, Nagarjunakonda), Limestone (28.105
Head of a Buddha, second half of 6th century, Angkor Borei, Cambodia, Stone (2005.512)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
Illuminated pages from a dispersed Dharani manuscript, 14th–15th century, Tibet (Zhalu monastery), Inks and color on paper (1986.509.1a,b)
Illustrated manuscript of the Lotus Sutra, Goryeo dynasty, ca. 1340, Unidentified artist (late 14th century), Korea, Folding book, gold and silver on indigo-dyed mulberry paper; 106 pages (1994.207)
Kumano shrine mandala, Nanbokucho period, early 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll: ink, color, and gold on silk (2006.521)
Lotus Sutra, Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Gold on indigo-dyed paper (65.216.1)
Lunette with Buddha surrounded by adorants, 5th–6th century, Hadda, Afghanistan, Stucco (2005.314)
Mandala of Jnanadakini , late 14th century, Tibet (a Sakya monastery), Distemper on cloth (1987.16)
Pair of manuscript covers with Buddhist deities, late 11th century, Nepal, Distemper on wood (1976.192.1-2)
Panel from a Buddhist ritual crown, late 13th–early 14th century, Tibet, Distemper on wood (1997.152)
Plaque with scenes from the life of the Buddha, Pala or Pagan period, 12th century, India or Burma. Mudstone (1982.233)
Reliquary (?) with scenes from the life of the Buddha, ca. 10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Bone with traces of color and gold paint (1985.392.1)
Seated Buddha Akshobhya (?), the Imperturbable Buddha of the East, 9th–10th century, Tibet, Gilt copper (1995.106)
Seated Buddha Amoghasiddhi, the Transcendent Buddha of the North, late 10th–early 11th century, India (Himachal Pradesh, ancient kingdoms of Tibet), Silver and bronze with copper inlay and traces of gold foil (1984.211)
Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma, Late Anuradhapura period, late 8th century, Sri Lanka, Copper alloy (2009.60)
Seated Buddha, 15th century; Sukhothai style, Thailand, Bronze (2002.131)
Seated Buddha, 1st–mid-2nd century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze with traces of gold leaf (2003.593.1)
Seated Buddha, 8th–early 9th century, Burma; Pyu kingdom, Bronze (2006.53)
Seated Crowned and jeweled Buddha, Pala period, late 10th century; Kurkihar style, Bihar, India, Bronze with silver, lapis lazuli, and rock-crystal inlays (1993.311 ab)
Seated Transcendent Buddha Vairochana, Central Javanese period, ca. late 9th century, Indonesia, Java, Bronze (1987.142.23)
Standing Buddha Offering Protection, late 5th century, India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura), Red sandstone (1979.6)
Standing Buddha, 8th–9th century; Mon style, Thailand, Bronze with high tin content, or silver alloy (1993.387.6)
Standing Buddha, ca. late 6th century, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze (1981.188ab)
Standing Buddha, Pagan period, 12th–13th century, Burma, Bronze with silver inlay (1993.235.1)
Standing Buddha, Polonnaruva period, 11th–12th century, Sri Lanka, Gilt bronze (1993.387.8)
Standing Buddha, probably Shakyamuni, 5th–6th century, Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, India, Bronze (1998.414)
Standing Buddha, Unified Silla dynasty, 8th century, Korea, Gilt bronze (12.37.136)
Stele with Buddha Dipankara (Randeng), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 489–495, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigment 65.29.3)
Welcoming Descent of Amida and Twenty-five Bodhisattvas, Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (42.25.37)
Yong Zin Khon Shogpel: Seventh Abbot of Ngor Monastery (Sakya Sect), 16th century, Tibet, Distemper and gold on cloth (1971.189)