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Khmer Sculpture

"Khmer Sculpture"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 11  April 5, 2022 (Tue) - April 9, 2023 (Sun)

  
Garuda Riding on Naga (Snake deity) (detail), Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient, Angkor period, 12th-13th century

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 6 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Highlight 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
Highlight Standing Vishnu Prasat Olok, Cambodia, Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th century TC-382
Highlight Buddha Seated on Naga (Snake deity) Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th century TC-378
Highlight Standing Lokesvara Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th-13th century TC-407
Buddha Triad Angkor, Cambodia, Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 12th-13th century TC-380
Highlight Lintel Acquired through exchange with l'École française d'Extrême-Orient Angkor period, 10th century TC-397