Figure (Viṣṇu). Made of stone (basalt).
- Found/Acquired: Beniputti Thana (?)
- (Asia,India,Bihar (state),Darbhanga District,Beniputti Thana)
British and Medieval Register; B&M Extracts, 1903-1921, p.79: 'Indian sculpture purchased from Capt. J. Kelly [address - confidential]. 1. Stone sculpture in high relief, found in excavating an old tank near the village of Osaingra(?) in the Beniputti Thana of the Durbunga District, Bihar, India: beneath a canopy, standing figure with double arms holding torch and symbols, lotus columns on either side and below them figures of two sizes, including musician, on projecting and ornamental base: halo cut out from the background, and canopy with scrolls and mask. Height 39 ins. Breadth 19.5 ins.'
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