Pardon our dust while we update this corner of the website.


Dancing Ganesha
From an exterior wall of a temple dedicated to Shiva

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Geography:
Made in Madhya Pradesh, India, Asia
Probably made in Teli-ka-Mandir, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India, Asia

Period:
Medieval Period

Date:
c. 750

Medium:
Sandstone

Dimensions:
Height: 50 inches (127 cm) Weight: 525 lb. (238.14 kg)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 331, Asian Art, third floor (Dutt Gallery)

Accession Number:
1971-154-1

Credit Line:
Purchased with the New Members Fund, 1971

Social Tags

asian art [x]   dancing [x]   diety [x]   elephant [x]   ganapaty [x]   ganesha [x]   hindu [x]   hindu deity [x]   india [x]   indian art [x]   sandstone [x]   sculpture [x]   south asia [x]   south asian art [x]   swagger [x]   vinayaka [x]  


[Add Your Own Tags]


* Works in the collection are moved off view for many different reasons. Although gallery locations on the website are updated regularly, there is no guarantee that this object will be on display on the day of your visit.