Female Head and Bust; Sculpture

2006at8931 jpg l

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Acquired in 1929 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Bought with Nos. I.M. 160, 167 to 179 -1929
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
3rd century BC (made)
descriptive_line
Grey Terracotta, Muttra, Mathura, 3rd century BC
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
Grey terracotta, moulded, modelled, incised and coated with a black metallic slip or paint. Oval face, curled hair and very large disc-earrings. Bicorn headdress ornamented with discs and stripes. Traces of a striped dress coming up to the neck. Threefold technique. The face moulded, the remainder modelled, with supplementary graving and incising.
historical_significance
history_note
id
24919
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:02:48.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:02:48.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Grey terracotta, moulded, modelled, incised and coated with a black metallic slip or paint
museum_number
IM.162-1929
museum_number_token
im1621929
object_number
O24899
object_type
Sculpture
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Felame head and bust in terracotta, with curl hair and large disc earrings.
place
primary_image_id
2006AT8931
production_note
Muttra, Mathura, India
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
female-head-and-bust-sculpture-sculpture-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Female Head and Bust; Sculpture
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-200
year_start
-300