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An image of a Goddess, Nepal

1850/1921

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

This silver and brass image shows a silver eighteen-armed Durga riding a lion, subduing the anthropomorphic form of the buffalo demon 'Mahishasura' with her left leg. The demon is shown arising out of a buffalo, whose head Durga has severed.

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  • Title: An image of a Goddess, Nepal
  • Date: 1850/1921
  • Location: Nepal
  • Physical Dimensions: L 14.4 cm, W 9.2 cm, H 19.4 cm Weight - 552 gm
  • Material: Silver, Brass and semi precious stones
  • Gallery: Industrial Arts Gallery

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