Head Of Buddha
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.165
Title
Head of Buddha
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, head
Date
late 12th century-early 13th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Cambodia
Period
Angkor period, 802-1431
Culture
Cambodian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H. 23.5 x W. 16 x D. 17 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
H. including mount and base: 44 cm (17 5/16 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.165
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Agnes Mongan, Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] : given and bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1965), p. 11, cat. no. 80, repr.

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #74 / p. 71

Exhibition History

Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] Given and Bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/15/1965 - 01/15/1966; Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 12/19/1966 - 02/26/1967

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted