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Seated Male Deity Holding a Parasol and an Unidentified Object

Period:
Eastern Javanese period
Date:
fourth quarter of the 10th–century
Culture:
Indonesia (Java, Ngandjuk)
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.509.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 247
This bronze sculpture is from Nganjuk, on the Indonesian island of Java, and dates to the Eastern Javanese period, from the last quarter of the tenth through the first half of the eleventh century. It is part of a large group that forms a Vajradhatu mandala.
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