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Tête de gaulois ou de barbare Crédit photographique : (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier 3e siècle, 4e siècle Technique/Matière : sculpture stuc Afghanistan, Hadda, monastère de Tapa-Kalan

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Head of a Gaul or Barbarian century, Stucco. Monastery of Tapa-Kalan, Hadda, a major Greco-Buddhist site in ancient Gandhara, near the Khyber Pass Afghanistan.

Tête de "barbare" (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Daniel Arnaudet  3e siècle, 4e siècle  stuc  Afghanistan, monastère de Hadda

Tête de "barbare" (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Daniel Arnaudet 3e siècle, 4e siècle stuc Afghanistan, monastère de Hadda

5th C. Kushan Period (100 BCE-250 CE) Stucco head.with Hellenistic facial features and the Kushan topknot. Kushan iranic Central Asian tribes forced out of the Tarim Basin who moved into Bactria and northern India. Their culture became multi-lingual. Originally Zoroastrian they also embraced local beliefs including Shaivite Hinduism and Buddhism. By the 3rd C. they had split into semi-independent kingdoms. Hadda, Afghanistan  Harvard Art Museums

Head of a Bodhisattva, century Kushan period, AD Stucco with traces of polychromy; Gandharan style, from Hedda, Afghanistan

Head of a Bodhisattva, 5th century Sculpture , Head Afghan , 5th century Kushan period, c.100 BC-250 AD Creation Place: Hadda, Afghanistan Stucco with traces of polychromy; Gandharan style, from Hadda, Afghanistan

Artifact of Buddhism: Head of a Bodhisattva, Kushan period, AD. Stucco with traces of polychromy; Gandharan style, from Hadda, Afghanistan

Head of a Buddha, Afghanistan, Gandhara region, Hadda, 4th-5th century. M.55.1. Anonymous gift. LACMA.

Head of Buddha Shakyamuni Afghanistan, Gandhara region, Hadda, century Sculpture Stucco with traces of paint 9 x 6 x 5 in. x x 14 cm)

The rise and fall of (the brilliant) Gandhara Kingdom (1500-535 BC, in modern day Afghanistan n beyond), by   Ambrin Hayat, via @sunjayjk  "Ambrin Hayat tells the story of a great centre of civilisation through its emergence, golden age and desolation."

This is listed as a standing Bodhisattva carved from schist found in Gandhara, in Northwest Pakistan - century CE.

Head of Buddha Śākyamuni, 4th century. Afghanistan, ancient Gandhāra region, probably Hadda. Stucco with traces of pigment.

Head of Buddha Śākyamuni, century. Afghanistan, ancient Gandhāra region, probably Hadda. Stucco with traces of pigment, Saint Louis Art Museum.

Terre cuite à traces de polychromie. Art Gréco Bouddhique du Gandhara. Afghanistan. 2ème à 4 ème siècle Ht 24 cm.

Terre cuite à traces de polychromie. Art Gréco Bouddhique du Gandhara. Afghanistan. 2ème à 4 ème siècle Ht 24 cm.

Ascetic head, plaster sculpture, from Hadda, near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Greek-Bactrian Civilisation, 4th century

Ascetic head, plaster sculpture, from Hadda, near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Greek-Bactrian Civilisation, 4th century

Tête de Bodhisattva de Hadda Afghanistan, site de Hadda  Monastère de Tapa-i-Kafariha, chapelle K 33 Epoque kouchane (Ier-IIIe siècle)

Pakistan, Gandhara art Kushan period century) Bluish grey schist H: cm AO 2911

Afghanistan femminile, dal sito di hadda monastero di tapa-i-kafariha, III-IV sec. Bagh-Gai, Art of Gandhara in the Musée Guimet. | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

Afghanistan femminile, dal sito di hadda monastero di tapa-i-kafariha, III-IV…

A Gandharan stucco head of a Buddha, Afghanistan c. 4th-5th century A.D. finely modelled in the round, his hair in spirals and with diadem, his face serene and with heavy lidded eyes, raised upon composite plinth, 25cm high - Price Estimate: £1000 - £1500

A Gandharan stucco head of a Buddha, Afghanistan c. finely modelled in the round, his hair in spirals and with diadem, his face serene and

An Exceptional Gandharan Terracotta Head of a Bodhisattva, the Eyes Inlaid with Garnets | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Gandharan Terracotta Head of a Bodhisattva, Eyes Inlaid with Garnets, Century C. Afghanistan, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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