Yellow mottled stone
Average: 13.7 x 9.9 x 5.3 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.561
Originally the figures and background were painted; traces of red and black remain. The figures’ clothing and some exposed skin were gilded.
The stele shows the historic Buddha Sakyamuni preaching, his lotus throne being flanked by lions, two attendants, and two disciples. There is a date and inscriptions on both sides of the stone.
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