Silk Road Collection
East Asia

Head of the Statue of Bodhisattva

  • East Asia
  • Longmen, China
  • The 8th century AD
  • The Tang Dynasty
  • limestone
  • 37.0cm in height

Round cheeks, curved eyelids, slightly raised eyes, tight lips, and dignified facial expression. There is a triangular ornament on the high bun. The surface is painted with different colors, and the base color of the light-colored soil could be seen.