Head of Buddha

Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 236

This head shows close stylistic affinities with early stucco production from Gandharan sites at Taxila. The sensitive modeling has an expressive quality that is not seen in the more formal images in stone from this period.

Head of Buddha, Stucco with traces of paint, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara)

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