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Granite figure of Dakshinamurti

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Height: 109.220 cm

Purchased with the assistance of the Brooke Sewell Fund

Asia OA 1961.4-10.1

Room 33: Asia

    Granite figure of Dakshinamurti

    From Tamil Nadu, southern India
    Chola dynasty, late 10th century AD

    Shiva as the ascetic teacher

    T. R. Blurton, Hindu art (London, The British Museum Press, 1992)

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