Head of a Buddha, Japan, Heian period, made of wood, lacquer, gilt, and crystal.
Head of Buddha from Daianji Temple, Japan, Tempyo period, 8th century
Head of Buddha, second half of the 7th century. Western Thailand. Lent by National Museum, Ratchaburi, Thailand (246/2533 [DV20]) | This head belonged to a monumental Buddha, either standing or enthroned, now lost. Its survival underscores the fragmentary nature of the archaeological record of Dvaravati art. Its sophisticated modeling and highly finished surface provide a glimpse of the standards of artistry that were attained.
Head of Buddha, ca. 4th century. Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara. Stucco with traces of paint.
Head of Buddha Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644) Date: ca. 16th century Culture: China Medium: Iron, piece-mold cast
Head of a Buddha Lte Gupta period,late 5th cent-early 6th cent. India,Mathura Metropolitan Museum
Head of a Buddha, second half of 6th century. Angkor Borei, Cambodia. Stone
Head of Buddha’s protector Vajrapani (later a bodhisattva). Stucco with traces of colouring; Gandhara region (part of today’s Pakistan and Afghanistan), around 3rd century; h 28 cm, Inv. No. SA 03775, photo: Anatol Dreyer
With 13.35 metres (43.8 ft) tall and about 93 tons, the Great Buddha (Daibutsu) is the second largest Buddha in Japan after the Todai-ji Great Buddha of Nara. It was supposed to be built in 1252 during the Kamakura period and it was originally inside a wooden temple which was washed away in the tsunami of September 20th, 1498 during the Muromachi period. Amida Buddha resisted the huge waves.
Ancient India - Head of the Buddha, Gandhara Style, 5th Century
Shan Gilt Wooden Head of Buddha, Origin: Myanmar Circa: 18th Century AD
Buddha, Thailand, 15th-16th century
Buddha's head (from Hadda, Afghanistan), Victoria and Albert Museum, London Hadda is a Greco-Buddhist archeological site located in the ancient area of Gandhara, near the Khyber Pass, ten kilometers south of the city of Jalalabad in today's eastern Afghanistan.
India ... modern
Myanmar ca. 18th century
Head of a Buddha Period: Northern Qi dynasty (550–577) Date: mid-6th century Culture: China
Medium: Limestone with traces of pigment and gilding
ivory head of the Buddha