Nov 23, 2018

Fragment of Bodhisattva Head

Fragment of Bodhisattva Head

possibly AD 400s–600s


Overall: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Bequest of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1997.116


Did you know?

A bodhisattva is an enlightened being dedicated to the spiritual awakening of all beings.


This fragment of a bodhisattva head, was probably part of a configuration of religious figures carved out of the walls of a cave temple.

See also
Chinese Art
Chinese Art
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