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Rahula, 15th century

Unknown (Central Tibet - 15th century)

gilt copper with inlay
33 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1980
National Gallery of Canada (no. 26720)

This precious statue, the offering of a wealthy worshipper, contains invocations inscribed on rolled-up paper. The offering was originally attached with a golden wire, visible at the back, to a large statue of the god Rahula.

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