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Female Head

A work made of terracotta with traces of red slip.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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


4th/6th century


Pakistan or India
Ancient region of Gandhara, possibly Kashmir

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Arts of Asia


Female Head


Gandhara (Object made in)

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401 CE–700 CE


Terracotta with traces of red slip


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

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James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

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