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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1924.65.21
Title
Head and Torso of a Bodhisattva
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
11th-13th century, probably 12th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Inner Mongolia (Nei Menggu), Khara Khoto
Culture
Central Asian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209752
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Sun-dried clay with traces of pigment (including blue and black pigments on the hair)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, First Fogg Expedition to China (1923-1924)
Accession Year
1924
Object Number
1924.65.21
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Deborah Klimburg-Salter, The Silk Route and The Diamond Path, exh. cat., Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery (Los Angeles, 1982), p. 119 and p. 114; fig. 38

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