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A Gupta gold hair ornament of Kirtimukha, India, 5th-8th century, in the form of a male mask with deep set eyes and exaggerated brows wearing a pointed crown heavily cast and carved in deep relief, weight 9.4 grams The exact function of these...

A Gupta gold hair ornament of Kirtimukha, India, 5th-8th century, in the form of a male mask with deep set eyes and exaggerated brows wearing a pointed crown heavily cast and carved in deep relief, weight 9.4 grams The exact function of these objects is as yet undetermined. They are found across the Hindu/Buddhist koine and have been variously... more