Head of Buddha: Indonesia

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Features:

  • large curls of hair

Historical period: Shailendra period, late 8th-early 9th century
Medium: Volcanic stone (andesite)
Dimensions: H x W x D (overall): 32 x 22 x 24.4 cm (12 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 9 5/8 in)
Geography: Indonesia, Java
Collection: Freer Gallery of Art

 

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Original Museum Website

Srivijaya Empire, 8th century

By Gunawan Kartapranata [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Gunawan Kartapranata [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) ] , via Wikimedia Commons

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