Unknown Sri Lankan, ‘Seated Buddha Expounding the Dharma’, late 8th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

late Anuradhapura period (750–850); Sri Lanka (Anuradhapura)

Image rights: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, Acquisitions and 2008 Benefit Funds, and John Stewart Kennedy Fund, by exchange, 2009), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal

About Unknown Sri Lankan