Thai Vishnu Statue

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James Blake Wiener
published on 17 October 2017

This sculpture of Vishnu made from sandstone is from what is present-day Thailand. It likely comes from the province of Prachinburi in the vicinity of Dong Si Maha Phot. It dates from the 7th-8th century CE. (Musée Guimet, Paris)

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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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