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The Goddess Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon (Mahishasuramardini)

Artist/maker unknown, India

Geography:
Made in Bhuvaneshwar, Odisha, India, Asia

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)

Curatorial Department:
Indian and Himalayan Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1956-75-7

Credit Line:
Purchased with funds contributed by Miss Anna Warren Ingersoll, Nelson Rockefeller, R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, Dr. I. S. Ravdin, Mrs. Stella Elkins Tyler, Louis E. Stern, Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Levy, Mrs. Flagler Harris, and with funds from the bequest of Sophia Cadwalader, funds from the proceeds of the sale of deaccessioned works of art, the George W.B. Taylor Fund, the John T. Morris Fund, the John H. McFadden, Jr., Fund, the Popular Subscription Fund, and the Lisa Norris Elkins Fund from the Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1956

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