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The surviving statuettes are 70 figures of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, attendants, and
others, measuring between 30 and 100 centimetres (one and three feet) in height
. The attendants, including many lay figures, are human in their expressions ...
of Fuku-kensaku (Amoghapasa) Kannon (Avalokites- vara), the principal statue in
the Hokke-do (364 centimetres, or 143 ... 206 centimetres, or 159 inches, high)
and Taishaku-ten (Sakradevanam-Indra, 206 centimetres, or 158 inches, high).
By courtesy of Robert P. Sharp that maximum wear occurs mostly between 5 and
25 centimetres (2-10 inches) above the ground. At one site, subject to frequent
sand saltation over a bouldery surface, maximum wear over an 11-year interval ...
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