The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon

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The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon

Sculpture / Heian

Heian Period, 12th century

Painted wood

高106.1 台座高30.3

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Though lost now, this deity once held a water pitcher in his left hand and a staff in his right. The staff suggests the statue was perhaps modelled on the ancient principal image of worship at Hasedera Temple in Nara."

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