A Celestial Woman Attendant with a Vina (Stringed Instrument)
Probably from the exterior of the lower tower or basement of the Purana Mahadeva temple, Harshanatha temple complex

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Purana Mahadeva Temple complex, Harshagiri, Harshnatha, Sikar, Sikar, Rajasthan, India, Asia

Period:
Medieval Period

Date:
956-973

Medium:
Sandstone

Dimensions:
25 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (63.8 x 26.7 x 18.4 cm) Weight: 99.6 lb. (45.18 kg)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 230, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1956-75-12

Credit Line:
Purchased from the Stella Kramrisch Collection with funds contributed by R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Nelson Rockefeller, and other generous donors, the bequest of Sophia Cadwalader, the Popular Subscription Fund, and proceeds from the sale of deaccessioned works of art, 1956

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