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Head of a Buddha

Period: Northern Qi dynasty (550–577)
Date: mid-6th century
Culture: China
Medium: Limestone with traces of pigment and gilding
Dimensions: H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); W. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.422

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