Head of a youthful bodhisattva

Details

  • Title

    Head of a youthful bodhisattva

  • Associated place

    Gandhara (place of creation)
  • Date

    4th - 5th century (AD 301 - 500)
  • Material and technique

    stucco, with faint traces of pigment shading for the pupils, traces of red pigment remain on the lower lip, headband and hair loop

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    18 x 13 x 13 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Transferred from the Indian Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAOS.44

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Further reading

Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 101 on p. 134

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