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Indus Valley Head

Indus Valley Head

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Ceramics: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1453338

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An exceptional Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This choice example is 3-1/2” high and portrays a Bodhisattva with elongated ears and pierced lobes, wearing an ornate, gem-studded headdress. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits and retaining traces of red pigment typical of the Hadda types. Mounted on stand.

Cf. Pal “Indian Sculpture”, page 221.

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