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MEDIUM Red sandstone
  • Place Made: Uttar Pradesh, India
  • DATES 5th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 x 3 1/3 in. (10.1 x 8.1 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.42.7
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Gwenn Miller in memory of Barbara Stoler Miller
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Upper half of a figure of 4-armed Vishnu, carved in the round. The upper hands hold the discus (chakra, viewer's right) and mace (gada, viewer's left). One lower hand holds the conch (shankha, viewer's right) and the other is in abhaya mudra, the gesture of reassurance.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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