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Stele of Maitreya Buddha

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Artist Unknown (China)

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563

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
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Medium: Sculpture | Black limestone with traces of pigment
Size: 25 1/4 x 11 x 5 11/16 in. (64.14 x 27.94 x 14.45 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 6th century, Northern Ch'i dynasty
Physical Description: central large standing figure flanked by 2 smaller standing figures; dragons flank central figures feet and dragon at top center; 4 floating figures with trailing drapery at top; pigment traces
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2002.93
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009