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A small Buddhist statute at Hase-dera temple, Kamakura, Japan

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A small Buddhist statute of a monk in prayer. This photo was taken at Hase-dera, a temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.

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This statue was at the Hilton Waikola on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Kamakura, Japan

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A sunlit altar with Kuan Yin - the Buddhist goddess of compassion.  (@ Green Gulch Zen Center by edwinsail)

Kuan Yin @ Green Gulch Zen Center

iPhone4 This carved out niche is in a bale construction garden tool shed on this beautiful organic farm on the Pacific coast, north of San Francisco

A gold fish pendant. Egyptian Middle Kingdom c. 2030-1650 B.C. (Photo: courtesy of National Museums Scotland). This piece will be part of the Metropolitan Museum's fall exhibit, "Artistic Achievements of the Middle Kingdom."

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A gold fish pendant. Egyptian Middle Kingdom c. 2030-1650 B.C. (Photo: courtesy of National Museums Scotland). This piece will be part of the Metropolitan Museum's fall exhibit, "Artistic Achievements of the Middle Kingdom."

Syaka-Nyorai

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釈迦如来坐像極楽寺/鎌倉江ノ電の風情ある駅舎を出て2~3分の所にある鎌倉唯一の真言律宗の古刹。 春の極楽寺駅仏像の方は、主に転宝輪殿(宝物館)に安置されており…

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Scarab set in ring with granulation  Jewelry  Egyptian  Ptolemaic period, 323-31 BC  Creation Place: Egypt (Ancient)  Gold

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Scarab set in ring with granulation

Harvard Art Museums

Eleven-Headed Kannon (Ekadashamukha) : Nanbokuchô period 1336–1392 The eleven-headed form of the bodhisattva Kannon wasone of the first deities of Esoteric Buddhism to be worshiped in Japan. Ten of his heads are in the form of bodhisattvas. The eleventh, the topmost, is that of Amida (Sanskrit: Amitâbha), the Buddha of which Kannon is considered an emanation. #buddha #buddhism #buddhist #sculpture #statue #art #bodhisattva

Eleven-Headed Kannon (Ekadashamukha)

Japan Nanbokuchô period (1336–92) 13th–14th century Wood with lacquer and gold-leaf decoration; inlaid crystal eyes The eleven-headed form of the bodhisattva Kannon wasone of the first deities of Esoteric Buddhism to be worshiped in Japan. Ten of his heads are in the form of bodhisattvas. The eleventh, the topmost, is that of Amida (Sanskrit: Amitâbha), the Buddha of which Kannon is considered an emanation. The eleven heads symbolize Kannon's ability to see suffering in all corners of the…

Chan Patriarch Bodhidharma Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644) 17th century China. Porcelain with ivory glaze (Fujian Province; Dehua ware) Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Bodhidharma in meditation | China | Ming dynasty (1368–1644) | The Met

Bodhidharma (Damo in Chinese), the foreign monk credited with founding the Chan (or Zen) tradition of East Asian Buddhism, is here identified by his bald head, meditative posture, and monastic clothing

Mycenaean Woman (Fresco)  Date	ca. 1300 BC

3,300-year-old Mycenaean tomb and precious artifacts found in Central Greece

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a vaulted Mycenaean tomb near Amfissa, central Greece, containing human remains and a hoard of treasures.

Mosaic of the Battle of Issus from the House of the Faun in Pompeii 1st century. (Detail of Darius III)

Mosaic of the Battle of Issus from the House of the Faun in Pompeii 1st century CE (16)

Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli in Naples, Italy