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Head of Shiva (lingakosha)

Date:
late 9th–10th century
Culture:
Vietnam (Champa, probably Quang Nam Province)
Medium:
Gold and silver repoussé
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.239
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 249
This head was originally attached to a silver linga cover.
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