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Terracotta figure of Kali in a seated position with four raised arms and a crown. Part of a three piece set of Kali riding an elephant.

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figure (ritual & belief: representations)
1983.11i
Anthropology

1 item (description level: part)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Place
India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  India 

Materials & techniques
terracotta
Additional material & technique information
material: terracotta (overall)
Measurements
overall: 381 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 381 mm

Provenance
donor:  Arts Council of Great Britain  gift 1983-02-16


Related objects
part of figure (ritual & belief: representations) (1983.11)
Related subjects
object name (Horniman Ethno.): figures (ritual & belief: representations)
material: terracotta

Record created 2000-01-22 by JPUNNETT
Record last updated 2014-01-14 by RJENNINGS

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