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Statuette

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Object Number:29-64-241
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Hindu (uncertain)
Provenience: Kashmir
Avantisvamin Temple
Awantipura
Date Made: Mid 9th Century
Early Date: 825
Late Date: 875
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Vishnu
Attendants
Chauri Bearer
Height: 22.2 cm
Credit Line:Alexander Scott Expedition to India, 1915-1918

Description

Statuette of Vishnu of dark grey stone, almost black. Crowned figure with long garlands and a dagger in his girdle. Plain round flat halo. Right hand broken but was in abhaya mudra. Attendants, female on right, male on his left. Vishnu has left hand on head of the male figure(cauri-bearer). 4 arms.

Bibliography:

[Article] Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. 1926. "A Statuette of Vishnu from Kashmir". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XVII. no. 1. pg. 91-93 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 91-93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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