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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.53.58
Title
Head of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa) with a Scarf over the Top of its Head
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
10th Century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Five Dynasties period (907-960) to Northern Song period (960-1127)
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/204122
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White marble
Dimensions
H. 10.2 x W. 5.5 x D. 4.8 cm (4 x 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 in.)
with base: H. 19.7 x W. 9.2 x D. 5.1 cm (7 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.53.58
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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