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Head of Buddha

Dark sculpture of a face with a thin nose; wide, partially closed eyes; elongated earlobes; and a topknot of hair with tight waves.
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  • Dark sculpture of a face with a thin nose; wide, partially closed eyes; elongated earlobes; and a topknot of hair with tight waves.

Date:

Kushan period, 2nd/3rd century

Artist:

Pakistan
Ancient region of Gandhara

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Head of Buddha

Origin

Gandhara

Date

101 CE–300 CE

Medium

Gray schist

Dimensions

27.8 × 16.4 × 19.6 cm (11 × 6 1/2 × 7 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Wayne Hartwell

Reference Number

1975.517

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