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  • Place of origin:

    Pakistan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 3rd century BC - 3rd century AD (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terra-cotta-red

  • Museum number:

    IS.82-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 7

Physical description

Bust of bearded male or fire priest, from, probably late 1st century, Taxila.

Place of Origin

Pakistan (made)

Date

ca. 3rd century BC - 3rd century AD (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Terra-cotta-red

Dimensions

Length: l.3/4 in, Width: 1.7/16 in

Object history note

Bought from the D.H.Gordon collection, 1951.

Descriptive line

bearded male; Sculpture, terracotta

Production Note

Taxila, Gandhara

Materials

Material

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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