University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-36
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mon
Provenience: Thailand
Period: Haripunchai
Date Made: HARIPUNCHAI
Early Date: 600
Late Date: 1299
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Buddha Head
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Ceramic unglazed head broken at the neck. Back side has a concave opening with white plaster (?) filling into which a metal hook has been set. Prominently broad forehead. Tall pointed usnisa with hud like top. Narrow band around hair. Mustache. Small circular impression for urna. Eyebrows joined. Double lines defining lips. Probably 10th century.


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