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China Anonymous, Chinese
Head of a Bodhisattva, n.d.
16 3/4 in. x 7 in. x 8 1/4 in. (42.55 cm x 17.78 cm x 20.96 cm)

Object Type: Statuary
Technique: Carving
Period: T'ang Dynasty (China, 618-906)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.322

No marks.

Carved light gray sandstone.

Object Description
Light gray stone head of a Bodhisattva, with an elaborate hair-style and headdress. The center of the headdress has a carved Dharma Wheel, a Buddhist insignia. One the back of the head there are carved lines indicating hair.

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