Head of a Bodhisattva

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The eyes and the hole in the forehead were originally set with semiprecious stones.


This large head of a Bodhisattva figure, an enlightened being that vowed to help humans on earth, was once part of a monumental sculpture in a public Buddhist setting.
Head of a Bodhisattva

Head of a Bodhisattva


China, reportedly from Henan province, Northern Song (960-1127) to Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

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