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Object Number:
29-64-249
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Indian
Provenience:
India
Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur
Date Made:
10th Century
Early Date:
900
Late Date:
999
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Sandstone
Iconography:
Female
Yogini
Description:
Life size black stone bust of female Yogini in the round: head, shoulders, and bust. Prominent breasts with high crown, chains, and pendants. The arms are broken off. This piece is said to have come from the Temple of Sixty-four Yoginis built in Jabalpur during the 10th century.
Height:
58.4cm
Width:
39.9cm
Credit Line:
Alexander Scott Expedition to India (1915-1918)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)
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Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
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Sharpe Entrance: Iran and India ( Nov 1997 - 2001)
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Bibliography:

[Article] White, Joyce C. & Lang, Stephen A. 2008. "The Asian Section". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 96-110. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 102, FIg. 43
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[Book] Kramrisch, Stella. 1954. The Art of India: Traditions of Indian Sculpture, Painting, and Architecture. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 128
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