Kneeling Female

Period: Angkor period, Khmer style of the Baphuon

Date: second half of the 11th century

Culture: Cambodia

Medium: Bronze inlaid with silver, traces of gold

Dimensions: H. 17 (43.2 cm); W. (at knees) 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)

Classification: Sculpture

Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Joseph H. Durkee, by exchange, 1972

Accession Number: 1972.147


This figure, perhaps a Khmer queen, kneels in adoration, suggesting she was part of an ensemble venerating her deity. The pupils and brows are inlaid, perhaps with black glass.