Fragmentary stucco figure of a male deity, probably a Bodhisattva. The figure has a serene facial expression and hair which is drawn loosely back under a fillet made of alternating plain and beaded bands. The topknot of the hairstyle is broken off. He wears an armlet with a flower-shaped decoration on the right upper arm and two beaded bands around the chest. These are decorated with a rosette in the centre. Behind the figure, the remains of a cloak are visible. While the body was made using a mould, the jewellery was moulded and applied separately.

An00013057 001 l

Thing

Made Of
stucco
Type of Thing
畫像, Chinese, figure
Subject
deity
Techniques
mould-made, appliqué

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Ming-oi
In Gallery
G33/Ch/case64, 26 Aug 2010

Time

Acquired In
1917
Made
6thC-7thC

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