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Bust Of A Mother Goddess


Between 1975 and 1979, acquired in India by Edward W. M. Bryant (b. 1924 - d. 2006), Washington, DC [see note 1]; 1992, gift of Edward W. M. Bryant to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 1992) NOTES: [1] Edward Bryant built up his collection of Indian terracottas from various dealers while he was in Delhi with the American Embassy.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W.M. Bryant

Indian, Uttar Pradesh, Kushan Period, about 1st century A.D.

Object Place

Uttar Pradesh, India

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Red hand modeled terracotta