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
Geography: 
Cambodia
Culture: 
Cambodian, Khmer
Period: 
12th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Sale, Sotheby's, New York, October 6, 1990, lot 233; sold to Erika Hughes and Thomas Leland Hughes (1924–2000), New York, October 6, 1990; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2014

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
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.