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Bead with Profile of Male Head

Asian Art

  • Possible Place Made: Gandhara, India
  • DATES 2nd–3rd century
    PERIOD Kushana Period?
    DIMENSIONS diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.1.96
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1998, provenance not yet documented; by 1998, acquired by Samuel Eilenberg of New York; 1998, bequeathed by Samuel Eilenberg to the Brooklyn Museum; April 6, 2021, accessioned by the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small pink stone disk, pierced twice, with the face of a man in profile carved in low relief on one side.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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