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Female Head

A work made of terracotta with traces of red slip.
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  • A work made of terracotta with traces of red slip.

Date:

4th/6th century

Artist:

Pakistan or India
Ancient region of Gandhara, possibly Kashmir

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Female Head

Place

Gandhara (Object made in)

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401 CE–700 CE

Medium

Terracotta with traces of red slip

Dimensions

16.5 × 11 × 12 cm (6 1/2 × 4 5/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

Reference Number

1970.1059

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