Figure of a female with elaborate headdress, possibly a yakshi

Details

  • Title

    Figure of a female with elaborate headdress, possibly a yakshi

  • Associated place

    Bannu district (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (place of creation)
    north-west India (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st century BC - 1st century AD (100 BC - AD 100)
  • Material and technique

    bronze, hollow cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1993.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1993.18

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Glossary of terms

yakshi

Further reading

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 31.2

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