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Figure

Description

Figure of the god Vishnu standing, with attributes of chank shell, discus and club, used in religious observances, granite: South Asia, India, South India, 16th century

Museum reference

A.1956.577

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Figure

Production information

South India, India, South Asia, ASIA

Date

16th century

Materials

Granite

Physical description

Granite

Associations

Depicted: Vishnu
Depicted: Vithoba
Depicted: Balaji
Depicted: Venkatesa
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India, South Asia, ASIA

Exhibitions

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

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