Head of a male figure with beard, possibly a grotesque

Details

  • Title

    Head of a male figure with beard, possibly a grotesque

  • Associated place

    Taxila (place of creation)
  • Date

    1st century BC - 3rd century AD (100 BC - AD 300)
  • Material and technique

    terracotta, possibly mould-made and modelled

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.1 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Transferred from the British Museum, 1967.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1967.93

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Further reading

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 48.1

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