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: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Schist
Iconography:Buddha Head
Height: 34cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1923
Other Number0908 - 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] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1924. Gandhara Sculpture. The Museum Journal. Volume XV (No. 4): 288-294. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate XXI, XXIIView Objects cited in this Publication

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