Asian Art

Head of a Deity

ca. 1100–1175

Grey sandstone

11 7/16 x 8 1/4 x 7 1/16 in. (29 x 21 x 18 cm)
Estate of Jan and Saul Poliak
1998.82.1
Culture: 
Cambodia, Khmer
Period: 
Angkor period (802-1431), Suryavarman II (r. 1113-ca.1150)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

The head was purchased in Amsterdam in June of 1969 at the Siam Galerie, Merengracht 308, and has been in the Poliak Collection since that time.

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