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Narasimha, the Man-Lion Incarnation of Vishnu, Slaying the Evil King Hiranyakashipu

Date:
6th–7th century
Culture:
India (Jammu & Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.142.90
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 237
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