The Goddess Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon (Mahishasuramardini)
From an exterior wall of a temple dedicated to Shiva

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India, Asia

Period:
Medieval Period

Date:
c. Late 8th century

Medium:
Sandstone

Dimensions:
27 1/4 x 16 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches (69.2 x 42.9 x 24.1 cm) Weight: 303 lb. (137.44 kg)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1956-75-7

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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