Head of the Buddha

Historical period(s)
Kushan period, 2nd-3rd century
Red sandstone
H x W x D: 33.8 × 26.9 × 25.5 cm (13 5/16 × 10 9/16 × 10 1/16 in)
India, Mathura
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Sculpture, Stone


Buddha, figure, head, India, Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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