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A Painted Grey Schist Bodhisattva Head, Gandhara, 2nd century AD

This grey schist fragment with painted red slip depicts the head of a Bodhisattva with hair in rows of tight curls and  gathered in a knot on top, fleshy rimmed eyes and long, protruding ears.

Condition:  The head is a fragment from a larger relief sculpture.  It is broken at the chin with no neck remaining.  There is a small loss to the nose, and slight weathering throughout with some mineral accumulation around the ears and between the curls of hair.  Otherwise in very good condition with custom mount. 

Dimensions: Height 2.25 inches (5.7 centimeters) 

Provenance: The Bernice Longazel collection of Gandhara Art, assembled in the early 1960's.

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