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Head of Buddha
Head of Buddha

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Head of Buddha

Date
9th Century
Medium
Cast iron
Dimensions
22 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. 57.0 x 42.0 x 39.5 cm
Department
Asian Art
Classification
Sculpture
Credit
Founders Society Purchase with funds from an anonymous bequest, the Joseph H. Boyer Memorial Fund, Macauley Fund, K. T. Keller Fund, G. Albert Lyon Foundation Fund, L. A. Young Fund, funds from an anonymous donor, Michigan Bell an Ameritech Company, Dr. and Mrs. Chan Kee Park, Simeon H. Stoddard, Mrs. Charles M. Endicott, an anonymous donor, Lee and Tina Hills, Dr. and Mrs. Kyung Soo Kim, Dr. and Mrs. Byung Soon Lee, Detroit Edison Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Souris, Mr. and Mrs. Karel Bass, the Mr. and Mrs. Walter Buhl Ford II Fund, Dr. and Mrs. John Balian, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip L. Bittker, Gerald W. Chamberlin Foundation, Inc., Hilda R. Ettenheimer, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Feldman, Thomas G. Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Alan M. Kiriluk, Larson Family Foundation, Dr. and Mrs. Kyung Woong Moon, Mr. and Mrs. Morton L. Scholnick, Alan and Marianne Schwartz, The Stroh Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Taubman, Mrs. Charles C. Andrews, Mrs. George M. Endicott, Howard and Marion Gifford, Dr. and Mrs. Reginald Harnett, Dr. and Mrs. Kim K. Lie, Hon. and Mrs. Joseph M. Impastato, Mr. and Mrs. Peter W. Stroh, and other contributors
Accession No.
1988.1
Keywords
cast, iron, metal, religion, buddhism
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