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Crowned Buddha in Bhumisparsa Mudra
(gesture of calling the earth to witness)

Metal (possibly bronze)

Burma/Myanmar; 18th Century
DU 1968.315; Denison University

The elaborate decorations around this image's head are the ribbons used to tie the crown to the wearer's head. During the 18th century, the ribbons became very elaborate in Burmese metal sculpture.