University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-88-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Greco-Buddhist
Provenience: India
Gandhara
Date Made: 2nd Century - 3rd Century
Early Date: 100
Late Date: 2nd Century - 3rd Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Schist
Iconography:Buddha Head
Height: 34 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1923
Other Number:0908 - Cast Number

Description

Heavily polished black stone Buddha head made of grey schist. It has an ushnisha and small urna represented by a projecting disc on the forehead.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather, and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1924. "Gandhara Sculpture". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. XV. no. No. 4. pg. 288-294 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate XXI, XXIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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