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Head of a Rishi

c. 125–150 CE
Overall: 27.7 x 24 cm (10 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
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The beard and thick dreadlocks identify this image as that of a rishi, a wise sage and Brahmin priest of Hinduism. Few examples of rishis survive in the round from this period.
Head of a Rishi

Head of a Rishi

c. 125–150 CE

Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period

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