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Pair of Manuscript Covers with Buddhist Deities
Pair of Manuscript Covers with Buddhist Deities
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Summary

This pair of painted wooden manuscript covers shows a series of Buddhist deities seated on lotus thrones before aureoles, interspersed with cauri-fans hanging above and ritual utensils below. Above are nine bodhisattvas, with Manjushri at center; below, Prajnaparamita is accompanied by six other Taras, flanked by two wrathful guardians.
Thakuri period
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Date

1000 - 1199
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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