University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-64-14
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 3rd Century - 4th Century
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 399
Section:Asian
Materials:Mathura Sandstone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Bodhisattva Head
Height: 36.8cm
Width: 19.1cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number16 - Other Number

Description

Head of bodhisattva or possibly Shiva due to jatamakuta (crown of matted hair). Plain with matted hair lines straight back, small loop and knots of ribbon near top of head which is cut off. There evidently were dish earrings. Mottled red Mathura sandstone.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)View Objects in Exhibition
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Sharpe Entrance: Iran and India ( Nov 1997 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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