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Figure

Description

Figure of the Hindu goddess Durga as Mahishasura, overcoming the buffalo demon Mahisha, used in religious observances, carved basalt: India, Bihar, 9th century

Museum reference

A.UC.115

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

Bihar, India, South Asia, ASIA

Date

9th century

Materials

Basalt

Physical description

Basalt

Associations

Depicted: Durga
Mahishasura

Exhibitions

  • Traditions in Sculpture (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

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