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Head of a Monk

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Made: Pakistan
  • DATES 6th century
    PERIOD Kushan Period
    DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 5 x 6in. (14.9 x 12.7 x 15.2cm) mount: 12 × 4 1/2 × 6 in. (30.5 × 11.4 × 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Winslow Carlton
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1970, provenance not yet documented; by 1970, acquired by Josette Schulmann, Archeologie d'Asie, Paris; 1971, purchased from Archeologie d'Asie by Mr. and Mrs. Winslow Carlton of Woods Hole, Massachusetts; 1995, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Winslow Carlton to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Head of a Monk, 6th century. Terracotta, 5 7/8 x 5 x 6in. (14.9 x 12.7 x 15.2cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Winslow Carlton, 1995.179. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.179_bw.jpg)
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