Some Newly Discovered Tablets from Peninsular Thailand

from Academia.edu
Nicolas Revire
Thammasat University, Liberal Arts, Faculty Member

“Some Newly Discovered Tablets from Peninsular Thailand”

This paper presents a short study of some recenty discovered moulded tablets found in peninsular Thailand. They depict a particular type of Buddha image seated in bhadrāsana, that is the posture with both legs extended and the feet firmly planted on the ground or on a lotus pedestal. This iconography is often found – albeit not only – in central Thailand during the commonly labelled “art or period of Dvāravatī” (ca 7th-8th c.), one of Thailand’s oldest religious and artistic cultures.

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