Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of a Male Deity

Mon-Dvaravati period
ca. 9th century
Thailand (probably Nakhon Pathom Province)
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 246
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1987; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection," October 2, 1991–June 28, 1992.

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