Head of Buddha
On View: Asian Galleries, North, 2nd floor
This sculpture's softly modeled features, downcast eyes, and serene expression are characteristic of art produced under the patronage of the Gupta dynasty. The sculptor has masterfully conveyed the deep inner peace and meditative absorption of an enlightened being.
5th century C.E.
17 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., 71 lb. (43.2 x 26 x 26.7 cm, 32.21kg) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim
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