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Asian Art

Head of Buddha

7th–10th century

Marble

4 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 3 in. (12.07 × 6.99 × 7.62 cm)
with base: 5 3/4 in. (14.61 cm)
University Purchase
1939.485
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased in 1939 by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.