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Buddha in Meditation Posture
(dhyana mudra)

Sandstone

Burma/Myanmar; Pyu culture; c. 7th – 9th Century
P67.162; Denison University

The characteristics of Pyu images usually include sparse adornment, a seated position, rounded, soft torsos and a rounded, broad face, a broad nose, full lips with a hint of a smile, large hair curls, a small bump on the head (the ushnisha representing wisdom), a short neck, symmetrically, and almost invisible robes.