Head of a Bodhisattva, Tumushuk, China, 4th–5th century, Acquired through exchange with the Guimet Museum
Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3
May 9, 2023 (Tue) - June 25, 2023 (Sun)
This room mainly features artifacts discovered at Silk Road sites by the Japanese Ōtani expeditions at the start of the 20th century. Works are exhibited on rotation and illustrate the wide range of art and religious objects found in the diverse cultures along the Silk Road.
|Highlight||Head of a Bodhisattva||China, Ōtani collection||7th–8th century||TC-468|
|Highlight||Head of a Buddha||Khotan, China, Ōtani collection||3rd-4th century||TC-456|
|Highlight||Head of a Bodhisattva||Tumushuk, China, Pelliot collection||4th–5th century||Acquired through exchange with the Guimet Museum, TC-435|