Fragment of a Bodhisattva from Afghanistan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 18 October 2017
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This fragment of a bodhisattva comes from the Kapica province of Afghanistan and once belonged to the Monastery of Shotorak. It was made in the 2nd or 3rd 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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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 18). Fragment of a Bodhisattva from Afghanistan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7462/fragment-of-a-bodhisattva-from-afghanistan/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Fragment of a Bodhisattva from Afghanistan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 18, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7462/fragment-of-a-bodhisattva-from-afghanistan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Fragment of a Bodhisattva from Afghanistan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Oct 2017. Web. 21 Oct 2021.