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Head of a Man

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.8 x 17.5 x 9 cm (7 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.511
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.511

Head of a Male

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.4 x 15 x 8.8 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.512
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.512

Head of Male

Medium:
Calcite travertine inlaid with stone or shell
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.4 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Instiution
Accession Number:
S1986.515
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.515

Head of a Man

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.1 x 13.2 x 10.1 cm (6 3/4 x 5 3/16 x 4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.516
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.516

Head of the Buddha

Medium:
Schist with traces of gold leaf
Dimensions:
H x W x D (head): 32.1 x 19.2 x 24 cm (12 5/8 x 7 9/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
2nd century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1998.299a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1998.299a-b
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Lion Head

Medium:
Limestone, probably referred to as marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 52 x 28 x 38 cm (20 1/2 x 11 x 14 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date:
2nd century
Period:
Satavahana dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
Satavahana dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
F1978.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_F1978.34

Scenes from the life of the Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67 x 289.8 x 9.8 cm (26 3/8 x 114 1/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
birth  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
enlightenment  Search this
parinirvana  Search this
Queen Maya  Search this
bodhi tree  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
monk  Search this
preaching  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.9a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Freer Gallery 02: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1949.9a-d

Head of the Buddha

Medium:
Red sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.8 × 26.9 × 25.5 cm (13 5/16 × 10 9/16 × 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, India
Date:
2nd-3rd century
Period:
Kushan period
Topic:
Buddha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
India  Search this
figure  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
head  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by Rajinder K. Keith and Narinder K. Keith
Accession Number:
F2014.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2014.3

Maitreya Bodhisattva

Medium:
Relief fragment; phyllite with traces of pigment and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 74.3 x 26 x 13.3 cm (29 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
2nd-3rd century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Maitreya Buddha  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.904
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.904

Figure of a bull

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.7 × 5.1 × 4.7 cm (1 7/8 × 2 × 1 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
2nd-4th century
Topic:
bull  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.1

Bull's head, fragment

Medium:
Calicte alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.8 × 12 × 15.5 cm (3 7/8 × 4 3/4 × 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
1st century BCE-early 2nd century CE
Topic:
bull  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.180
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.180

Stela fragment with human face

Medium:
Calcite alabaster with traces of red pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13.3 x 7.8 x 3.6 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1 7/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
2nd-4th century
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
face  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.2

Conical object with bull's head top

Medium:
Alabaster
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 6.7 × 3.2 cm (2 5/8 × 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
1st century BCE-1st century CE
Topic:
bull  Search this
funerary  Search this
Yemen  Search this
offering  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.252
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.252

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