Ganesha is one of the most beloved of all deities of the Hindu pantheon and is worshipped across South Asia and beyond. The first examples of Ganesha materialised in Java in the eighth century as a result of trade and political contact between South and Southeast Asia. His role and appearance in the region, however, is different from India


  • Title: Ganesha
  • Date Created: 12th century AD
  • Physical Dimensions: 62 x 41 x 30 cm
  • Subject Keywords: India & the World, IatW
  • Medium: Stone
  • Province: Java, Indonesia
  • Collection: The British Museum
  • Accession no. : 1861,1010.2

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