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Head of a Devata

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Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1931. Found at the site of Tash Kurgan (now in western China).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Central Asian, About 5th–6th century A.D.

Object Place

Tash Kurghan, China (Western) or Afghanistan

Accession Number

31.191

Medium or Technique

Stucco with traces of pigment

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture