Head of a Buddha from Borobudur

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018
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This head of a Buddha made from andesite comes from the ancient Buddhist temple of Borobudur, which is located on the island of Java in what is now present-day Indonesia. This specimen dates from the 9th century CE. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich).

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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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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Head of a Buddha from Borobudur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9643/head-of-a-buddha-from-borobudur/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Head of a Buddha from Borobudur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9643/head-of-a-buddha-from-borobudur/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Head of a Buddha from Borobudur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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