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    Statue of a Striding Man
    Gifts from Heads of StateOld Kingdom, 5th Dynasty (2450-2290 B.C.)

    Limestone figure of a striding man standing on a rectangular base. He stands with his hands clenched at his sides and wears a short kilt pleated on one side and drawn up through the belt, a narrow collar, and a short layered coiffure. The entire figure shows traces of polychrome pigment.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Head of Buddha
    Gifts from Heads of StateSecond century AD

    Gandharan style stucco head of Buddha with wavy hair swept upwards and terminating into an usnisa. The face has arching eyebrows and heavy, half-open downcast eyes. The mask-like face of this and other Buddhas from Hadda have a dryness and regularity which suggest that they were made from molds. The treatment of the face has slight reminiscence...

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