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Votive Tablet

Object Number:89-13-62
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Penninsular Thailand
Thailand
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Orange-brown flat clay oval tablet. The front is impressed with the figure of Jambhala, god of wealth, with flat belly and right leg pendant. He is seated on a raised throne under a cusped archway. The back is flat except for a concave impression approximately 1.4 cm in diameter. Within the impression there are two human figures facing each other with legs bent. See 89-13-63 for very similar piece. Contemporary. Clay characteristic of Peninsular Thailand.

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