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Head of a Crowned Figure
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Head of a Crowned Figure


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Among the stuccos recovered from various ancient sites in Nakhon Pathom, there is a type with tiered conical headdress consisting of many triangular elements. This head was probably made in Nakhon Pathom. It and related heads may have originally belonged to figures flanking the Buddha.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/09/1994Examinationexamined for condition
5/31/1994Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Peng Seng, Bangkok; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, 1954, by purchase [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1960, inv. no. 155]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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Period
late 8th-9th century (Dvaravati)
Medium
stucco
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.165
Measurements
H: 9 7/16 x W: 5 11/16 x D: 2 3/4 in. (24 x 14.4 x 7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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