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Seated Buddha. Dark grey schist with paler markings, carved on the front and sides in high relief. The Buddha is seated on a low rectangular stool with two legs at the front with a drape between them. Behind his head there is a halo. His wavy hair is dressed in a bun on top of his head, and he has large ears, and a placid benign expression. His hands are folded in front of him. He wears a robe which forms curved folds following the shape of his limbs. The back is roughly hewn with horizontal strokes.
dark grey schist with paler markings, carved in relief on three sides
height: (whole): 35.7
2nd-3rd century AD
100 to 300
Given by the Morton family in memory of Harold Hargreaves, and of his two daughters, Mary Morton, and Elizabeth Capstick:
O.1-2003 (Applied Arts)