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Vishnu with his Personified Attributes

Date:
9th century
Culture:
India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir)
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/16 in. (26.2 cm); W. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm); D. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley and Anita Eisenberg, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.509.1
Not on view
Vishnu, crowned and courtly in his dress, holds a lotus flower and rests his two lower hands on his personified weapons: Chakrapurusha, his war discus, and Gadadevi, the female personification of his battle mace.
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