The treatment of the body doesn’t vary much from the Gupta style but the pleating of the robe is more noticeable and abundant, and the lower part follows a different pattern.
In both cases, Shakyamuni displays a symbol, likely to be a dharma wheel, in the palm of his right hand.
During the Gupta period, Shakyamuni nearly always wore a robe that covered both shoulders, and his face was more elongated. This buddha has a roundish face and his robe covers the left shoulder only.
This buddha has a rather stiff stance and disproportionate arms, he wears a diaphanous robe that covers both shoulders and reveals the wavy waistline of his undergarment.
This larger than life (225 cm) copper sculpture was found at Sultanganj during the construction of a railway. Compared with the Gupta style, he has longer legs and a thicker waist, and his left wrist is at a right angle.