Head of a Bodhisattva
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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These fragments come from a wall painting that consisted of multiple repetitions of the same image, in front of which stood a large statue (lost) of Buddha. The figure of Buddha would seem to have been located in a niche on a pedestal, traces of which are visible in a somewhat unclear photographic reproduction from the Klementz expedition.
1898 from the expedition of
Joy of life 2001, pp.130, 131, cats III–12, III–18