Image fragment with a seated figure carved in beige sandstone.
Fragment of an image frame (parikarma); the surviving portion is from the upper left part of the frame shows a seated figure of Brahmā holding a pot (kamaṇḍalu) and a book (pustaka); the other arms and their emblems are broken away. Immediately below Brahmā are moulded portions of the image frame and one hand of the main deity, holding what seems to be a serpent.
- Height: 21.6 centimetres
Number 64 on back is like India Museum sati-stone and indicates this piece came from India Museum.
12 December 1999
The carving was dirty and parts of it were covered in a blacc substance.
The carving was vacuumed and then cleaned with swabs dipped in boiling water. The black material was removed with green label Nitromors [NITW], neutralised with acetone.
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Object reference number: RRI12214
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