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Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>

Artwork Resource Packet: Dancing Ganesha

This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, a glossary, and an image of the artwork.

10th century, animals, Asia, Hinduism, India, sculpture


Fine Arts, Language Arts, Social Science/History
Elementary, High School, Middle School
ABCs of Art: Animals in Art, Ancient Worlds, Art from Many Places, Asian Art, Clues from the Past, Stories in Art

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