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Head of a Male

Asian Art

MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Made: Kucha
  • DATES 4th-6th century
    DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 5 x 3 1/4in. (14.9 x 12.7 x 8.3cm) mount: 11 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 3 in. (29.2 × 12.1 × 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.178.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1940, provenance not yet documented; 1931-1940, likely excavated in Afghanistan and removed to France by Joseph Hackin of France; prior to 1941, acquired by Joseph Hackin; between 1941 and 1975, provenance not yet documented; by 1975, acquired by George P. Bickford of Cleveland, Ohio; between 1975 and 1991, provenance not yet documented; by 1991, acquired by Georgia and Michael de Havenon of New York, NY; 1991, gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CAPTION Head of a Male, 4th-6th century. Terracotta, 5 7/8 x 5 x 3 1/4in. (14.9 x 12.7 x 8.3cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Georgia and Michael de Havenon, 1991.178.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.178.3_SL3.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1991.178.3_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2023
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