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Head of a Buddha

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Provenance

1921, sold by Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1877 - d. 1947) to the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: October 6, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund

Indian, Gupta period, mid-5th century

Object Place

Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 32.3 x 23 x 22.9 cm (12 11/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.2230

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture