Head of the Buddha

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Deschamps Pierre-Olivier - Paris - France

In the first centuries of the Common Era, on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the art of Gandhara was born of interactions between India and the Mediterranean region. The influence of Hellenistic art can be seen in the features of the Buddha, with his straight nose and wavy hair.

Detailed description

Dimensions
Hors tout : H. 20.5 cm ; l. 16.5 cm ; P. 13 cm ; Pds 2.970kg
Materials
Stuc

Associated ressources

Infos pratiques

Fermeture exceptionnelle de l'exposition Origines, les récits du monde jusqu'au 14 octobre inclus.

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