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Khmer bronze, Baphuon (Ca 1050-1066) Style. An emblem of Khmer sculpture, 3.36, Ca 19th - 20th century

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Buddha guarded from the cosmic storm by multi headed Naga (Mucilinda), Image of meditating Buddha protected by Naga first entered Khmer Empire in the 10th century. Not all Khmer bronzes were green patinated and this has a bronze colour. Baphuon (Ca 1050-1066) Style.an emblem of Khmer sculpture, also adopted in Thailand, 3.36”, Ca 19th century to 20th century.
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[1] Swann, Wim, Angkor, The Abode of the God King, Lost Cities of Asia, Paul Eleck Productions, London 1966
[2] Zephir, Thierry, Khmer, Lost Empire of Cambodia, Thames and Hudson, 1998
[3] Marilla, Albanese, The Treasures of Angkor, White Star Publishers, Reprint 2006
[4] Robert, Graves, A New Laurosse Encyclopedia of Mythology, The Hamlyn Publishing Group, London 1959
[5] William, Warren, The Prasat Museum, Treasures of Thailand, page 117, Ibis Books, 1990
 
[i] After attaining Enlightenment under the Bo Tree, a violent cosmic storm arose and Muchalinda coiled himself below under Buddha and spread his hood over him in order to protect him.