A schist figure of Buddha
Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd/4th century
Standing in samapada, wearing voluminous robes with cascading folds modeling the body beneath, the palm of his webbed right hand carved with a chakra and raised in abhaya mudra, while his lowered hand holds the hem of his robe, the face with a gentle expression surmounted by a conical ushnisha and backed by a halo.
30 3/4 in. (78 cm) high