University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-221-114.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hindu
Provenience: India
Rajasthan
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Ganesha
Lakshmi
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:CG2001-1-23 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Square pendant with four eyes. Edges worn. Each eye decorated with a flower as well as each corner. Depicts Ganesha and Lakshmi kneeling beside one another. Surrounded by a flower boarder. Amulets like these are known by many names including madaliya and patri.


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