Vajrapani, one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism

Mucilinda cave, Tuyoq (70 km east of Turfan), 8th Century AD (?)


Source: fig. 51, p 54, Bilderatlas zur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Mittel-Asiens : vol.1 by Albert von Le Coq
Translated from the German:
fig. 51 (G. 655) Vajrapāṇi, Mucilinda cave, Tuyoq, 8th Century AD (?)
Armoured with defensive collar and upwardly directed scales.

Previous: Clay Figurines of Cavalrymen, Astana, Central Asia, 7th-10th Centuries      Next; A horseman and camel-rider from Dandān-Uiliq at Khotan, Tarim Basin
Tarim Basin Frescos, etc








www.000webhost.com