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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

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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