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Head of Buddha

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Provenance

1921, gift of the Government Museum, Madras, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 4, 1921) Note: this was part of a set of 65 objects which were gifted to the MFA by the Government Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of the Government Museum, Madras

Indian, 2nd century A.D.

Object Place

Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 5.4 x 5.6 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1520

Medium or Technique

White marble

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture