University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-64-23
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 1st Century - 2nd Century
Early Date: 0
Late Date: 199
Section:Asian
Materials:Red Sandstone
Technique:Gessoed
Carved
Iconography:Head
Male
Height: 10.2cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number#20 - Other Number

Description

Detached head of mottled red Mathura sandstone with traces of gesso over the face and hair. Plain head with hair parted in middle and drawn diagonally back; large ears. Evidence of a flat halo behind the head.


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