figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Painted clay figure of Virudhaka, the Guardian of the South and king of the giant demons. Seated in lalitasana. Dark blue complexion with half drawn sword across his knees. Wears a makara crown and large circular earrings, red robe with a green scarf. On a single lotus throne, the leaves in red, blue and green are in relief and the rounded tips point upwards.
5 and ½ “ high.
Card marked in pencil ‘SH’. Perhaps indicating that the object was on display in the South Hall.

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