Buddha, Todaiji


James Blake Wiener
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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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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