votive plaque

Thin copper votive plaque, arched, with figures in low relief: a central figure cross legged, ? seated on a lotus throne, crowned and holding an object out to each side. On either side of the canopy are the sun (over right shoulder) and crescent moon (over left shoulder). Other figures stand or sit around.

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