Head of the Buddha

Details

  • Title

    Head of the Buddha

  • Associated people

    the Buddha (active c. 560 BC - c. 486 BC) (subject)
  • Associated place

    Gandhara (place of creation)
  • Date

    3rd century AD (AD 201 - 300)
  • Material and technique

    schist

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    19 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Mr and Mrs H. J. Stooke, 1996.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1996.68

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Further reading

Jongeward, David, Buddhist Art of Gandhara in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2019), no. 68 on p. 100

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