University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-37
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 off at neck. Small hole on back side has been filled with white plaster(?) into which a metal hook has been set. Snail shell curls are well defined spirals for hair. Joined brows. Urna. Raised hair band. Double lines defining lips. very low, subtle usnisa. Probably 9th or 10th century.


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