Fragment of a Relief with Thousand Buddha

  • Excavated from the Fengxiansi Temple Site
  • Tang dynasty
  • Limestone
  • H-55.3 D-19.7 W-45.8
    Longmen Caves Research Institute
Catalogue Entry

Limestone/ Excavated from the Fengxiansi Temple Site, Tang dynasty/
H. 55.3 cm; W. 45.8 cm; T. 19.7 cm/ Longmen Caves Research Institute
A small, round, arch-shaped niches with images (each H. 3.5 cm, W. 2.7 cm) of Buddhas with legs folded into padmasana pose and hands arranged in the meditation mudra have been carved on the front and side surface of the relief. Some of other fragments belonging to this Thousand Buddhas relief have also been discovered.