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Head of a Crowned Deity, Probably the Buddha
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Head of a Crowned Deity, Probably the Buddha


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Although the evidence was lost when the back was damaged, in all likelihood this animated head came from a naga-protected Buddha.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/06/1992Examinationexamined for condition
5/06/1992Treatmentcleaned; other
5/06/1992Treatmentother
7/18/1994Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Unearthly Elegance: Buddhist Art from the Griswold Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Lopburi, Thailand; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, April 1946, [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1960, inv. no. 459]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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Creators
Period
ca. 3rd quarter 12th century (Khmer)
Medium
sandstone (wacke)
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.173
Measurements
5 7/8 in. (15 cm)
Geographies
  • Cambodia (?) (Place of Origin)
  • Thailand (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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