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This figure is astanding Buddha. The gesture of the left hand represented by the index finger touching the thumb is called the ‘Vitarka mudra’ that means reflection or teaching.
The squared shoulders, large jaws, muscled chest, semi-closed eyes, three folds of the neck, and face with semi-smiling expression all highlight naturalism.
It appears the monastic robes of this Buddha are very thin because of the shapes of the legs and torso can be clearly discerned. The ancient Khmer artists strove to evoke the luminosity of the Buddha’s body through the transparent robes.