Statue of a seated Buddha, hollow bronze figure, traces of brightly coloured paint remain on surface, possibly Chinese, 1700s
A bronze statue of a seated Buddha dating from the 1700s. The surface of the statue still retains traces of brightly coloured paint. Buddhist monks were great sources of Ayurvedic knowledge, compiling lists of drugs, looking after the sick and studying the body.
- Asian Medicine
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- visual and verbal communication
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