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Head of Buddha

A work made of stucco with traces of red pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of stucco with traces of red pigment.

Date:

Kushan period, 3rd–5th century

Artist:

Afghanistan or Pakistan
Ancient region of Gandhara

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Head of Buddha

Place

Gandhara (Object made in)

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201 CE–500 CE

Medium

Stucco with traces of red pigment

Dimensions

18.2 × 11 × 11.7 cm (7 3/16 × 4 15/16 × 4 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Samuel M. Nickerson Fund

Reference Number

1931.268

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