Yama, Lord of the Underworld

Painting showing to the right Yama, lord of the underworld, King of the Dead, flanked by the recorders of good and bad deeds amid scenes of the underworld including a mirror showing a sinner a reflection of his misdeeds, in this case a murder, and a disembodied eye and nose as well as various punishments being wreaked on miscreants. This probably represents two-thirds of a whole painting, as Yama would normally have been in the centre of such a painting.

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