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Object Number: 29-64-116
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Mathura
Date Made: 11th Century - 12th Century
Early Date: 1000
Late Date: 1199
Section:Asian
Materials:Sandstone
Iconography:Candi
Durga
Asura
Mahisa
Height: 14.29cm
Width: 8.3cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918

Description

Creamy sandstone pierced plaque. 4-armed Durga slaying the asura Mahisa; with sword and spear she has forced the bull to his knees. Front of stone blackened as if by fire or smoke.


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