Head of a Buddha

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 11.8 x 7 x 5.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan Province, Probably Longmen Grottos
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number
FSC-S-30
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, China, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), ushnisha
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Chang Qing. Search and Research: The Provenance of Longmen Images in the Freer Collection. vol. 34, no. 5 Hong Kong, May 2003. p. 20, fig. 8.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum