31 March 2005
Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
A Gray Schist Head of a Female*
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd Century
Finely carved with a humorous expression, the rounded face framed by an elaborate braided coif
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high
Colonel M.C. Cooke-Collis
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1913 (13.96.9)
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This is likely the head of a figure of Hariti, compare with H. Ingolt, Gandharan Art in Pakistan, 1957, fig. II,3, p. 34.
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