Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Not on view
This goddess sits with crossed legs on a double lotus throne and holds her hands a gesture of adoration anjali mudra) but twisted; as this unique hand posture is clear and well executed, we must assume that it has a specific meaning, now lost. She wears her hair in a fanlike coiffure and has large ear ornaments, a Gupta-style legacy perpetuated in the northwest. .