A gray schist figure of a seated Buddha Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century Seated in dhyanasana with his hands folded in his lap, the deeply incised folds of his sanghati flowing over both shoulders and spilling over his ankles, his face with downcast, almond-shaped eyes, his hair pulled over the ushnisha and secured with a beaded headband, backed by a nimbus, the base with a fire altar 21¾ in. (55.2 cm) high
Jizo Bosatsu (Bodhisattva Kshitigarbha) Zen'en (active first half 13th century) Jizo Bosatsu is worshiped as a savior bodhisattva who will help the devoted during the age of decay of the Buddhist teachings -- before the coming of Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future. Jizo is usually depicted as a Buddhist monk with a shaved head and monk's staff in his right hand. He holds a jewel of wisdom, which grants all wishes, in his left hand.