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Fresco Fragment

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Object Number:
C413A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience:
Turfan
Turkestan
Period:
Tang Dynasty
Date Made:
C. 750 AD
Early Date:
749
Late Date:
751
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Clay
Gesso
Technique:
Fresco
Iconography:
Bodhisattva Head
Description:
Fresco fragment. Head of bodhisattva, turned towards viewer's left. Possibly repainted. Previous retouching and attempts at conservation have distorted the quality of line and color and make attribution of site or date difficult.
Height:
24.13cm
Width:
22.86cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Silk Road Highlights Supplement (10 Feb 2011)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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