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Khmer Sculpture

"Khmer Sculpture"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 11  June 24, 2020 (Wed) - May 16, 2021 (Sun)

  

This section introduces sculptures from Khmer, with a focus on stone statues from the Angkor period (9th-13th century). The Tokyo National Museum collection of Khmer sculptures, which are distinguished in both quality and quantity, was acquired in 1944 through an exchange project with the research institute l'École francaise d'Extrême-Orient.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 5 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Garuda Riding on Naga (Snake deity) Entrance of the Baphuon and the Terrace of the Elephants, Cambodia, Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th-13th century TC-404
_MD_RECOMMEND Standing Vishnu Prasat Olok, Cambodia, Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th century TC-382
_MD_RECOMMEND Buddha Seated on Naga (Snake deity) Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th century TC-378
_MD_RECOMMEND Standing Lokesvara Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th-13th century TC-407
_MD_RECOMMEND Lintel Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 10th century TC-397