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A gray schist head of Buddha
Sold to Benefit the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum of Art Acquisition Funds
A gray schist head of Buddha


A gray schist head of Buddha
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century
Carved with a bow-shaped mouth, large almond-shaped eyes beneath finely arched eyebrows, and an incised urna surmounted by the hair drawn up into an ushnisha
4 5/8 in. (10.8 cm.) high
Sotheby's New York, 18 December 1981, lot 11
Herbert Littman Collection
The Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick (1999.0450)

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