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Male Head
Title Male Head
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Pre-History
Object Type Pre-History
Main Material Stone
Origin Place Mohenjodaro
Find Place Mohenjodaro
Period / Year of Work Circa 2500 BC
Dimensions 16 x 11.5 x 18.5 cm
Brief Description This limestone portrait head shows the closely cut moustache, which is almost absent in the figure, through the beard is prominent. There are sunken holes, like oval sockets, for the eyes, which were once inlaid. The hair is shown cropped well and held together by a fillet. It has stylised shell-shaped ears. The modelling of cheeks and the lips is sensitive.