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Head of a Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin 觀音菩薩)
Head of a Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Period:
Northern Wei dynasty (386–534)
Date:
early 6th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H. 21 5/16 in. (54.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.56.40
Not on view
Henan Province (possibly Longmen complex)

National Museum of History, Taipei. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," February 13, 1983–September 30, 1983.

Gaoxiang. Zhongzheng Culture Center. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," May 25, 1983–July 25, 1983.

Tainan Culture Center. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," August 10, 1983–September 30, 1983.

New York. St. John's University. "Chinese Buddhist Sculpture from the Wei through the Tang Dynasties," November 1, 1983–December 30, 1983.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Sackler Galleries Reinstallation," October 14, 1998–March 19, 2010.

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