Gandhara Sculptures

Ancient Gandhara and India Carved Heads.

Gandhara limestone head fragment on a wooden stand, Circa 1-3rd Century, Height: 3.25". Gandhara is the ancient name of the region in northwest Pakistan which stretches from the Kabul valley in the west to the Indus valley in the east.

Ancient India Carved Stone Head. Circa 10-12th Century. Female head with elaborate headdress. Probably of Vishnuism culture. Height 4". Brass mount attached. Both Excellent condition.

Ex: Michael Shubin Collection.

Michael Shubin was an antiquities expert who worked for many dealers in the Los Angeles area as a scholar. A portion of his vast collection, bequeathed to Loyola Marymount University, is described on their website: "A new collection of artifacts from across the ancient world is on display in LMU’s Archaeology Center thanks to a major gift from a private collector. The bequest from the estate of Michael Shubin includes items ranging from an Etruscan frieze dated around 450 BC to a collection of Coptic fabrics from 200-500 AD. It also includes a large number of Mesoamerican figurines and rare pieces from Iran, Gandharan Afghanistan and the Indus Valley."

Item: 54007

Price: $2,600.00
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