The handsome face is rendered with half open eyes, a straight fine nose and well defined purse lips. A raised urna is positioned above the arched eyebrows. The wavy hair is parted over the forehead and topped by a richly ornamented crown.
The head burst off from a larger statue.
Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century AD.
H. 14 cm (5.5 in),
H. with stand 18.6 cm (7.3 in).
Fragmentary. Minor hit on the tip of the nose, otherwise a very fine and precious example.
Swiss private collection
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