20 - 21 November 2007
An Indian, Solankiperiod, black stone female head
The face carved with serene expression, arched eyebrows above almond-shaped eyes, elongated earlobes with earrings, the hair combed backwards and set into a bun at her left side and decorated with pearl strings, some damages
22 cm. high, mounted
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