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Vishnu Resting on the Serpent Shesha (Vishnu Anantashayin)

Period:
Angkor period
Date:
ca. 921–45
Culture:
Cambodia
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); W. 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.466
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 249
This sculpture was probably a mold for the production of gold or silver plaques.
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