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Seated Divine Sage Agastya

Period:
Angkor period
Date:
ca. 975
Culture:
Cambodia
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm); W. 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm); D. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Enid A. Haupt, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.387.2
Not on view
The Divine Sage Agastya is considered a manifestation of Shiva. It is possible that this figure represents Shiva as the Divine Teacher and Great Ascetic. The figure was found with a linga (1988.393).
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