Head Of A Bodhisattva
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.57.7
Title
Head of a Bodhisattva
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
head, sculpture
Date
4th-5th century
Places
Creation Place: Central Asia, Afghanistan, Hadda
Culture
Gandharan
Location
Level 3, Room 3710, North Arcade
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Stucco with traces of polychromy; Gandharan style, from Hadda, Afghanistan
Technique
Stucco
Dimensions
H. 35.3 x W. 22 x D. 28 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 in.)
H. with current mount: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, 5/14/1941] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1941-1943), bequest; to Harvard Art Museums, 1943.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.57.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted