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Head of the Buddha
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Head of the Buddha


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This head, which was formed in a mold, came from a figure of the Buddha seated in meditation, a group of which once adorned the base of a Buddhist monument.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/04/1992Treatmentother
4/11/1994Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Private collection (formerly Nakhon Pathom), prior to September 1948; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, September 1948 [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1960, inv. no. 130]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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Period
8th century (Dvaravati)
Medium
terracotta with traces of stucco
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.155
Measurements
6 11/16 x 4 13/16 x 2 15/16 in. (17 x 12.2 x 7.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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