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c. 19th century
Artist/maker unknown, Mongolian
Remarkably complete, this fierce protective goddess retains all her delicate applied ornamentation, missing only the skull cup she once held in her raised left hand. This statue is stylistically akin to the peaceful Amitayus in the Museum's collection and is true to those produced in Dolonnor. Although Sarvabuddhadakini's diadem is adorned with skulls instead of a placid floral motif, the spacing of the three jewels on the band is the same as those on Amitayus statues. Additionally, her necklaces, armlets, bracelets, and anklets are almost identical to other Amitayus and Tara sculptures in the Museum's collection.

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