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Seated Buddha statue flanked by two standing bodhisattva statues, Niche 11, Beishan Rock Carvings (北山石刻) Anderl, Christoph


This niche is located in Beishan Rock Carvings (北山石刻), Fowan (佛灣), Dazu (大足) District, Chongqing. A seated Buddha statue flanked by two standing bodhisattva statues is depicted. The Buddha statue has a peach-shaped halo behind its head and an oval halo on the back of its body. Both halos are decorated with flame patterns. Since the figure is eroded, details of its costume, throne and hand gestures are uncertain; it likely sat cross-legged. The heads of both bodhisattva figures are damaged, but the peach-shaped halos adorned with flame motifs remain. Their bodies are also severely eroded. Metadata created by: Sau Ling Wendy Yu.

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