University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-235
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Provenience: India (uncertain)
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female Deity
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

High relief carving in dark wood of dancing female figure with flying scarves. Left arm is raised above her head and right arm is lowered in front of abdomen. Stands on a lotus throne with flat background and behind her head there are leaves of a tree. Back is flat. A single marking is engraved on the back.


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