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Buddha. Period: Tang dynasty (618–907). Date: mid-8th century. Culture: China. Medium: Marble.

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) Period: probably Sui dynasty (581–618) Date: late 6th–early 7th century Culture: China Medium: Limestone with traces of pigment

Bactria ca. 3rd C. AD. Terracotta gouache. rare Central Asian votive panel of supreme deity Zeus / Serapis/Ohrmazd with nimbus, with a full beard and long wavy hair, who has been identified as the , receives a suppliant in the characteristic Iranian short tunic and leggings. The Intercultural Kushan Style displays: Indian divine iconography; Iranian type of two-figured composition; and Greco-Roman naturalism in the drapery and pose, the use of light and shadow to suggest modeling.