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Asian Art

Head of a Deity

ca. 12th century

Sandstone

5 11/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 5/16 in. (14.4 × 10 × 8.4 cm)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.108
Culture: 
Cambodia, Khmer
Period: 
12th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Sotheby's Sale 6063 Lot 0233 10/6/1990; purchased by Thomas Leland Hughes (1924–2000) and Erika Hughes, New York; bequest in 2014 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.