Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendant

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Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendant

metalwork / Asuka / Wakayama

Place excavated:Found on Mount Nachi, Wakayama

Asuka period, 7th century

Gilt bronze

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This bodhisattva sits contemplatively with legs half-crossed. This was believed by many to be the form Maitreya would take when he appeared in the future to save all living beings.

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