Buddha statue from India arrives in Nara

Workers at the Tsubosaka Temple in Nara Prefecture, western Japan, uncover the head of a large Buddha stone statue that arrived from India on Jan. 13. The 1.5-meter-tall head is one of 26 pieces of a statue of the lying Buddha, which is also known as the ''nirvana'' Buddha. Measuring 8 meters long and 30 tons in weight, the statue is the largest of its kind in Japan.

  • Product Code
  • ILEA000001062
  • Registered date
  • 1999/1/13 15:00:00
  • Credit
  • Kyodo / Kyodo News Images
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  • Media size
  • 1603 × 1228 pixel
  • Resolution
  • 72 dpi
  • Deployment size
  • 633.75(KB)*
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