University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-64-249
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: India
Madhya Pradesh
Date Made: 10th Century
Early Date: 900
Late Date: 999
Height: 58.4cm
Width: 39.9cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918


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 (Chausath Yogini Temple in Bherāghāt ) built near Jabalpur during the 10th century.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)View Objects in Exhibition
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016)View Objects in Exhibition
Sharpe Entrance: Iran and India ( Nov 1997 - 2001)View Objects in Exhibition


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

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