This figure belongs to a group of stone sculptures of Hindu deities. Found in Khmer territories in Cambodia. The figure portray Naga Buddha in anthropomorphic form, an unusual representation in Khmer art. Mucalinda, Muchalinda or Mucilinda is the name of a naga, a snake king, who protected the Gautama Buddha from the elements after his enlightenment.
Khmer sculpture refers to the stone sculpture of the Khmer Empire, which ruled a territory based on modern Cambodia, but rather larger, from the 9th to the 13th century. The most celebrated examples are those found in Angkor. Angkor was the seat of the empire.
Note: One of the seven naga’s head came broken as you can see in the picture. It remains in the condition it was received.
Dimensions: 6.5″ x 15″ x 36.5″ (the sculpture)
12″ x 12″ x 46″ (sculpture on stand)
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