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Sarnath: Buddha

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Sarnath: Buddha
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Keywords: Gupta Period;Sarnath Architect;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: The halo is here replaced by a nimbus which forms a background to the figure, The features of the face are clearly Indian, The Buddha wears a long robe adhering to the body, His hair is dressed in the style which is to become typical, the usnisa is decorated with curls, The ear-lobes are distended, a memory of the ear-rings he wore in his youth, The folds of the garments are indicated by a few incised lines on the body, Lowered eyelids suggest inner calm,
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-912


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