Female Head, 5th century

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This fifth century stone fragment of a head from what was probably a devi or goddess illustrates the use of jewelry in ancient India. The large earrings and hair piece indicated here represent the type of gold or silver personal ornaments worn by the upper class.

Female Head
H.10-3/4 x W.6-3/4 in.
Accession Number
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