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Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Foucher A, The Life of the Buddha, Westwood, Greenwood Press, 1963

Huntington, S and J, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, Seattle and London, 1990

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Wladimir Zwalf, Buddhism; Art and Faith, London, British Museum Publications

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Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India highlights key objects from the V&A's unrivalled collection of furniture and objets d'art from India and Sri Lanka. Many of th…

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Event - Intercultural Tour: Crowns in Religion

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FREE TOUR: This tour will look at how Crowns were depicted in a range of traditions including Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism and Islam, from early medieval times to the 20th century.

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