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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian: Gandharan
Title:Head of a Man
Date Made:3rd-4th century
Type:Sculpture
Materials:kankar mortar
Place Made:India
Measurements:height without base: 4 1/2 in.; 11.43 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  SC 1964.1
Credit Line:Purchased
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Description:
head of a man with mustache, elaborately treated hair and large rosette on the left side, wearing an ornamental turban; man; costume/uniform

Label Text:
This is probably head of a Buddhist devotee and is most likely from a Stupa relief.

Tags:
men; Buddhism; archaeology

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