Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Face from a Male Deity, probably Shiva

Period:
Angkor period
Date:
ca. 930–60
Culture:
Cambodia
Medium:
Bronze with silver inlay
Dimensions:
a) head: H.7 in. (17.8 cm) b) fragment: L. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm) c) fragment: L. 7 in. (17.8 cm) d) fragment: L. 4 in. (10.2 cm) e) fragment: L. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm) f) fragment: L. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Latchford, in honor of Martin Lerner, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.320a–f
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 249
This fragment from a large and important male figure testifies to the production of major sculptures in bronze in Cambodia during the tenth century, though little survives.
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