Ancient Kingdom of Gilgit

7th-8th century, Ancient Kingdom of Gilgit, buddha Akshobhya, copper alloy with copper, silver and niello inlay, 29,21 cm, Virginia museum

8th century, Gilgit, Maitreya on lotus throne, year 82 (i.e. 706 AD), copper alloy with cold gold and red pgiment on face, lapis lazuli in hair, 67 cm, at Tsug Lakhang in Lhasa

8th century, Gilgit, Visvabhu, buddha of the past, copper alloy with silver inlaid eyes and copper inlaid lips, 20 cm, private collection.

8th century, Gilgit, Maitreya on lion throne, brass with silver inlaid eyes + cold gold on face., 25 cm, at Nelson Atkins Museum

 

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