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During the late eighth century, a new expression of the savior bodhisattva appeared in Southeast Asia, inspired by developments in India that promoted esoteric forms of Buddhism. | Buddhist Protectress Mahapratisara, 9th century. Western Indonesia. Lent by Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.84 #LostKingdoms

"Lost Kingdoms Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, to Century" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art April 2014

GHANA | Fertility Figure: Female (Akua Ba), 19th–20th century. The Metropolitan…

Fertility Figure (Akua Ba) Asante, century The Metropolitan Museum of Art “Disk-headed akuaba figures remain one of the most recognizable forms in African art. Akua ba are used in a variety.