Fragment of Relief Tile Possibly Depicting Khamsa with Garuda
15 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (38.7 x 23.7 x 8.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Gwenn Miller in memory of Barbara Stoler Miller
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Fragment of Relief Tile Possibly Depicting Khamsa with Garuda, 5th century. Terracotta, 15 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (38.7 x 23.7 x 8.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Gwenn Miller in memory of Barbara Stoler Miller, 2018.42.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , L1998.2.2.jpg)
overall, L1998.2.2.jpg., 2018
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Rectangular plaque/relief tile depicting a large striding figure, his arms raised and back turned to the viewer, with a smaller flying figure above. The larger figure's head is void, broken at the neck. The smaller figure appears to have wings, supporting an identification as Vishnu's eagle mount, Garuda. The larger figure's active pose suggests that he is attacking the smaller figure.
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