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Avalokitesvara, Bidor, Perak

Stamp featuring the statue of Avalokitesvara, Bidor, Perak. This Avalokitesvara statue was found in a tin mine belonging to Anglo Oriental, at Bidor in Perak in 1936. It is made of bronze and has eight arms of which one is broken. It is dated sometime between the 7th and the 12th Centuries AD, when the culture of the region was Hindu-Buddhist. The statue weighs 63 kilograms.

Printed under the series: Artifacts of National Heritage

Issued Country Malaysia
Issued Year 11.04.2011
Category Buddhist Image World Heritage
Type Maximum Card
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