Esperanza, Agusan del Sur

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Philippine Statistics Authority

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According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the has a land area of undefined km2 constituting of the undefined km2 total area of Agusan del Sur.

Barangay

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Esperanza is politically subdivided into 47 barangays.

Lumad

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After the storm, a Manobo woman named Bilay Ocampo was on the banks of the muddy Wawa River where she eventually found a figure where it washed up from the river.

Buddhism

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The 21-karat gold figure dating to around 850 to 950 C.E. weighs 4 lb and depicts a woman sitting in the lotus position in Buddhism, is ornamented with jewelry on her body, and wears a headdress.

Tara (Buddhism)

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This figure turned out to be a representation of the Bodhisattva Tara.

Leonard Wood

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It was then being sold and was purchased for ₱4,000 by the wife of American Governor-General Leonard Wood, Faye Cooper-Cole, who was the curator of Chicago Field Museum’s Southeast Asian department.

Field Museum of Natural History

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It was then being sold and was purchased for ₱4,000 by the wife of American Governor-General Leonard Wood, Faye Cooper-Cole, who was the curator of Chicago Field Museum’s Southeast Asian department.

Chicago

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They then donated the Golden Tara to the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, United States where it is currently held in the Grainger Hall of Gems.

H. Otley Beyer

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Dr. H. Otley Beyer, known as the father of Philippine Archaeology and Anthropology, tried to encourage the government to buy the artifact however all attempts failed due to lack of funds.

Diwata

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However she was told to give it over to Baclagon because they believed it was a diwata.

Philippines

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Provinces of the Philippines

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Agusan image

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The Agusan image (commonly referred to in the Philippines as the Golden Tara in allusion to its supposed, but disputed, identity as an image of a Buddhist Tara) is a, 21-karat gold statuette, found in 1917 on the banks of the Wawa River near Esperanza, Agusan del Sur, Mindanao in the Philippines, dating to the 9th–10th centuries.