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Statuette

Object Number:29-64-233
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Kashmiri (uncertain)
Indian (uncertain)
Provenience: India
Kashmir
Date Made: 4th Century
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 399
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Vishnu
Attendants
Height: 14.29 cm
Width: 10.48 cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918
Other Number:0901 - Cast Number

Description

Statuette of Vishnu. Of hardish greenish grey stone, dark. Vishnu with halo standing between 2 small male attendants, childish figures. A smaller version of 29-64-?. Alexander Scott calls it in his notes a "Shiva with halo...found in Kashmir, Gupta period 4th century."

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