votive figure

Cast brass votive yonilinga figure. Square stepped stand with yonilinga atop guarded by a hooded cobra behind and by a small figure of Nandi at the front. The cobra terminates below in a tube which is set into an aperture in the stand. The tube below the cobra is too small to fit properly the aperture below, which suggests that there is a missing element between the two. It may once have been part of a lamp.

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