Siddhattha Gautama Buddha,
Wood Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Buddha) image, Japan, Nanbokucho period (14th century). This Buddha image was carved from cypress wood using the jointed-wood (yosegi) technique. This was a carving technique that was introduced in the 10th century and involved making statues from several pieces of wood which would then be joined together. Prior to the introduction of this technique, statues were carved from a single solid block of wood.