Buddha, Todaiji

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 April 2017
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The huge bronze Buddha in the Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall at the Todaiji temple complex, Nara, Japan. c. 752 CE, Nara Period. Height: 15 metres (49 ft.). Partially restored with the legs and lower body being wholly original.

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 21). Buddha, Todaiji. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6537/buddha-todaiji/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Buddha, Todaiji." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 21, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6537/buddha-todaiji/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Buddha, Todaiji." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Apr 2017. Web. 21 Oct 2021.