University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 72-38-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Hindu
Provenience: Bali (Indonesia)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Stone
Iconography:Demon
Height: 75.5cm
Width: 32.5cm
Depth: 22cm
Credit Line:Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1972

Description

A minor Hindu demon, probably from the Ramayana. The figure is three-quarters length, cut off below the knees. Eyes are round and protruding. Hands are clasped in front of the chest. He wears an elaborate headdress, a costume with wing-like projections over the shoulder blades, a jeweled pendant, girdle clasp, etc.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)View Objects in Exhibition
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Bull, Richard C. 1965. The Metamorphosis of One Collector. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 7 (3): 38-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43View Objects cited in this Publication

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