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Head of a Buddha


Artist Unknown (Cambodia or Thailand)


8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G213
Head of a Buddha, Artist Unknown (Cambodia or Thailand)
Head of a Buddha: Gallery Label - Current
: Buddhist Sculpture of Southeast Asia in the Alfred F. Pillsbury Collection
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Medium: Sculpture | Limestone
Size: 10 1/2 x 8 in. (26.67 x 20.32 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Cambodia or Thailand
Culture: Asia, Cambodia or Thailand
Style: 8th century, Mon-Dvaravati Style
Physical Description: Buddha; traces of gilt on patina; face is square, mouth is wide, nose is flat and hair curls are large - all indicative of the classic style evolved bt the early Dvaravati sculptors
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.219
Added to Site: February 28, 2009