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Burmese Bronze Antique Hair Cutting Ceremony Sculpture
Burmese Bronze Buddha Cutting Hair Ceremony Triangular base with open apron, After crossing the River Anoma, the future Buddha removes his precious princely dress, with his sword he cuts a lock of hair. It is received by the KIng of the Gods, Indra (Sakka), and his companion, thereafter it is to be honored as a relic, 3.5H x 3" D, found buried next to religious site, Pagan Dynasty, 18th-19th century Literature: Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, 1991 by Otto Karow p.20


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