Buddha with His Hand in the Gesture of Reassurance
A gesture that offers devotees peace and freedom from fear

Artist/maker unknown, Pakistani

Geography:
Made in Swat Valley, Gandhara Region, Pakistan, Asia

Date:
c. 2nd century

Medium:
Schist

Dimensions:
27 x 9 x 4 1/4 inches (68.6 x 22.9 x 10.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1966-31-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Marie Josephine Rozet Fund, 1966

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