Kashyapa

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in Shaanxi Province, China, Asia

Period:
Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Date:
618-907

Medium:
Marble

Dimensions:
21 5/8 x 7 3/16 inches (55 x 18.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 233, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1927-20-11

Credit Line:
Purchased with Museum and Subscription funds, 1927

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Label:
Kashyapa was one of the principle disciples of the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni. After Shakyamuni's death, Kashyapa became the leader of his disciples.


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