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Head of a Male Figure

Date:
2nd–4th century
Culture:
Afghanistan
Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); D. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. T. Roland Berner, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.415.4
Not on view
The turbanlike headdress and large earrings suggest that this youthful figure is a person of some stature. He was most likely part of a larger scene showing worshipers listening to the Buddha preach or illustrating important moments in his sacred biography.
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