University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 84-14-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Period: Sukhothai Period
Date Made: 13th Century - 15th Century
Early Date: 1200
Late Date: 1499
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Buddha Head
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Professor Otto E. Albrecht, 1984

Description

Bronze head of a Buddha with finely delineated features: closed eyes and smiling mouth, hair style in top-knot with tightly coiled ringlets. One early broken at lobe. Casting damage to top of head. Mounted on wooden dowel inserted into wooden block.


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: 47View Objects cited in this Publication

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