Detail View: The AMICA Library: Sarcophagus for Sharira (holy remains) of priest Zhizhe, founder of the Buddhist Tiantai

AMICA ID: 
BMFA.16.287
AMICA Library Year: 
1998
Object Type: 
Sculpture
Creator Name: 
Unknown
Creator Name-CRT: 
Artist not recorded
Title: 
Sarcophagus for Sharira (holy remains) of priest Zhizhe, founder of the Buddhist Tiantai
View: 
View not recorded
Creation Date: 
Tang dynasty, early 8th century
Creation Start Date: 
700
Creation End Date: 
733
Materials and Techniques: 
Limestone with carved and incised decoration
Style or Period: 
Tang dynasty
Creation Place: 
China
Dimensions: 
48.9 x 36.5 x 69 cm (19 1/4 x 14 3/8 x 27 3/16 in.)
AMICA Contributor: 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Owner Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
ID Number: 
16.287
Credit Line: 
Special Chinese and Japanese Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
BMFA.5-92.tif