Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Margalit Slovin

The teacher Arhat Bakula, a disciple of Buddha, holding a jewel-spitting mongoose
17th century
Gilt bronze
H: 12; W: 9 cm
Gift of Jack and Muriel Zimmerman, New York to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B92.1209

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir